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Title Heian Japan, centers and peripheries [electronic resource] / Mikael Adolphson, Edward Kamens, and Stacie Matsumoto, editors.

Imprint Honolulu : University of Hawai'i Press, c2007.


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Description x, 450 p. : ill., maps.
Bibliography Includes bibliographical references (p. [415]-438) and index.
Contents Between and beyond centers and peripheries / Mikael Adolphson and Edward Kamens -- Part I: Locating political centers and peripheries -- From female sovereign to mother of the nation: women and government in the Heian period / Fukut Sanae with Takeshi Watanabe -- Court and provinces under Regent Fujiwara no Tadahira / Joan R. Piggott -- Kugy and Zury: center and periphery in the era of Fujiwara no Michinaga / G. Cameron Hurst III - Part II: Shifting categories in literature and the arts -- The way of the literati: Chinese learning and literary practice in mid-Heian Japan / Ivo Smits -- Terrains of text in mid-Heian court culture / Edward Kamens -- The Buddhist transformation of Japan in the ninth century: the case of Eleven-Headed Kannon / Samuel C. Morse -- Part III: Establishing new religious spheres -- Scholasticism, exegesis, and ritual practice: on renovation in the history of Buddhist writing in the early Heian period / Ryichi Abé -- Institutional diversity and religious integration: the establishment of temple networks in the Heian age / Mikael Adolphson -- The archeology of anxiety: an underground history of Heian religion / D. Max Moerman -- Part IV: Negotiating domestic peripheries -- Famine, climate, and faming in Japan, 670-1100 / William Wayne Farris -- Life of commoners in the provinces: the Owari no gebumi of 988 / Charlotte von Verschuer -- Lordship interdicted: Taira no Tadatsune and the limited horizons of warrior ambition / Karl Friday -- Part V: Placing Heian Japan in the Asian world -- Cross-border traffic on the Kyushu coast, 794-1086 / Bruce L. Batten -- Jjin's travels from center to center (with some periphery in between) / Robert Borgen.
Reproduction Electronic reproduction. Ann Arbor, MI : ProQuest, 2015. Available via World Wide Web. Access may be limited to ProQuest affiliated libraries.
Subject Japan -- History -- Heian period, 794-1185.
Indexed Term Heian Japan
Genre/Form Electronic books.
Added Author Adolphson, Mikael S., 1961-
Kamens, Edward, 1952-
Matsumoto, Stacie, 1969-
ProQuest (Firm)
ISBN 9780824830137 (hardcover : alk. paper)
082483013X (hardcover : alk. paper)

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