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Author Adolphson, Mikael S., 1961-

Title The teeth and claws of the Buddha [electronic resource] : monastic warriors and shei in Japanese history / Mikael S. Adolphson.

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

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Location Call No. OPAC Message Status
 Axe ProQuest E-Book  Electronic Book    ---  Available
Description xvi, 212 p. : ill., maps.
Bibliography Includes bibliographical references (p. [187]-200) and index.
Contents Discourses on religious violence and armed clerics -- The contexts of monastic violence and warfare -- The fighting servants of the Buddha -- The teeth and claws of the Buddha: noble monks and monk-commanders -- Constructed traditions: shei and Benkei -- Shei, Benkei, and monastic warriors: historical perspectives.
Reproduction Electronic reproduction. Ann Arbor, MI : ProQuest, 2015. Available via World Wide Web. Access may be limited to ProQuest affiliated libraries.
Subject Buddhist monks as soldiers -- Japan -- History.
Buddhism -- Japan -- History -- To 1185.
Buddhism -- Japan -- History -- 1185-1600.
Japan -- History, Military -- Religious aspects.
Genre/Form Electronic books.
Added Author ProQuest (Firm)
Added Title Monastic warriors and shei in Japanese history
ISBN 0824830644 (alk. paper)
0824831233 (pbk. : alk. paper)
9780824830649 (alk. paper)
9780824831233 (pbk. : alk. paper)

 
    
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