Japan: An Attempt at Interpretation
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Japan: An Attempt at Interpretation

By Lafcadio Hearn
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Title; Contents; Difficulties; Strangeness and Charm; The Religion of the Home; The Japanese Family; The Communal Cult; Developments of Shinto; Worship and Purification; The Rule of the Dead; The Introduction of Buddhism; The Higher Buddhism; The Social Organization; The Rise of the Military Power; The Religion of Loyalty; The Jesuit Peril; Feudal Integration; The Shinto Revival; Survivals; Modern Restraints; Official Education; Industrial Danger; Reflections; Appendix; Bibliographical Notes; Endnotes.

Table of Contents
  • JAPAN AN ATTEMPT AT INTERPRETATION
  • I. DIFFICULTIES…………………….1
    • (ON THE CHRISTIAN EPISODE OF THE SIXTEENTH AND SEVENTEENTH CENTURIES)
    • INDEX
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