Practical pursuits : religion, politics, and personal cultivation in nineteenth-century Japan /

The idea that personal cultivation leads to social and material well-being became widespread in late Tokugawa Japan (1600-1868). Practical Pursuits explores theories of personal development that were diffused in the early nineteenth century by a network of religious groups in the Edo (Tokyo) area, a...

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Author / Creator: Sawada, Janine Anderson, 1953- (Author)
Format: eBook Electronic
Imprint: Honolulu : University of Hawai'i Press, [2004]
Online Access:Click here for full text at JSTOR