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Title Heian Japan, centers and peripheries / Mikael Adolphson, Edward Kamens, and Stacie Matsumoto, editors.
Imprint Honolulu : University of Hawai'i Press, [2007]
©2007

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 OTTERBEIN MAIN COLLECTION  DS856 .H424 2007    AVAILABLE  
LOCATION CALL # STATUS MESSAGE
 OTTERBEIN MAIN COLLECTION  DS856 .H424 2007    AVAILABLE  
Subject Japan -- History -- Heian period, 794-1185.
Alt Name Adolphson, Mikael S., 1961-
Kamens, Edward, 1952-
Matsumoto, Stacie, 1969-
Description x, 450 pages : illustrations, maps ; 24 cm
Bibliography Note 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 / Fukutō Sanae with Takeshi Watanabe -- Court and provinces under Regent Fujiwara no Tadahira / Joan R. Piggott -- Kugyō and Zuryō: 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 / Ryūichi 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 -- Jōjin's travels from center to center (with some periphery in between) / Robert Borgen.
ISBN 082483013X (hardcover : alk. paper)
9780824830137 (hardcover : alk. paper)
OCLC # 70778327
Table of Contents
1Between and beyond centers and peripheries / Mikael Adolphson, Edward Kamens1
2From female sovereign to mother of the nation : women and government in the Heian period / Fukuto Sanae, Takeshi Watanabe15
3Court and provinces under regent Fujiwara no Tadahira / Joan R. Piggott35
4Kugyo and Zuryo : center and periphery in the era of Fujiwara no Michinaga / G. Cameron Hurst III66
5The way of the Literati : Chinese learning and literacy practice in mid-Heian Japan / Ivo Smits105
6Terrains of text in mid-Heian court culture / Edward Kamens129
7The Buddhist transformation of Japan in the ninth century : the case of eleven-headed Kannon / Samuel C. Morse153
8Scholasticism, exegesis, and ritual practice : on renovation in the history of Buddhist writing in the early Heian period / Ryuichi Abe179
9Institutional diversity and religious integration : the establishment of temple networks in the Heian age / Mikael Adolphson212
10The archeology of anxiety : an underground history of Heian religion / D. Max Moerman245
11Famine, climate, and farming in Japan, 670-1100 / William Wayne Farris275
12Life of commoners in the provinces : the Owari no gebumi of 988 / Charlotte von Verschuer305
13Lordship interdicted : Tiara no Tadatsune and the limited horizons of warrior ambition / Karl Friday329
14Cross-border traffic on the Kyushu coast, 794-1086 / Bruce L. Batten357
15Jojin's travels from center to center (with some periphery in between) / Robert Borgen384