The books you love, the emails you want
Opt in by 25 May or you'll stop hearing from us
Japanese Religions at Home and Abroad: Anthropological Perspectives (Paperback)Hirochika Nakamaki (author)
Paperback 232 Pages / Published: 06/04/2006
- We can order this
In this important book, a leading authority on Japanese religions brings together for the first time in English his extensive work on the subject. The book is important both for what it reveals about Japanese religions, and also because it demonstrates for western readers the distinctive Japanese approaches to the study of the subject and the different Japanese intellectual traditions which inform it. The book includes historical, cultural, regional and social approaches, and explains historical changes and regional differences. It goes on to provide cultural and symbolic analyses of festivals to reveal their full meanings, and examines Japanese religions among Japanese and non-Japanese communities abroad, exploring the key role of religion in defining Japanese ethnic identity outside Japan.
Publisher: Taylor & Francis Ltd
Number of pages: 232
Weight: 386 g
Dimensions: 235 x 159 x 14 mm
You may also be interested in...
Please sign in to write a review
Thank you for your reservation
Your order is now being processed and we have sent a confirmation email to you at
When will my order be ready to collect?
Call us on or send us an email at
Unfortunately there has been a problem with your order
Please try again or alternatively you can contact your chosen shop on or send us an email at