Belief and Practice in Imperial Japan and Colonial Korea by Emily Anderson

By Emily Anderson

Bringing jointly the paintings of best students of faith in imperial Japan and colonial Korea, this assortment addresses the advanced ways that faith served as a website of contestation and negotiation between assorted teams, together with the Korean Choson court docket, the japanese colonial executive, representatives of alternative religions, and Korean and eastern societies. It considers the advanced spiritual panorama in addition to the intersection of historic and political contexts that formed the non secular ideals and practices of imperial and colonial topics, supplying a optimistic contribution to modern conflicts which are rooted in a contested knowing of a posh and painful prior and the unresolved historical past of Japan’s colonial and imperial presence in Asia. faith is a serious point of the present controversies and their old contexts. studying the complicated and various ways in which the country, and eastern and colonial matters negotiated non secular rules, practices, and ministries in an try and delineate those “imperial relationships," this leading edge textual content sheds enormous mild at the precedents to present resources of tension.

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