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Book Announcement: Yasukuni Fundamentalism: Japanese Religions and the Politics of Restoration

Yasukuni Fundamentalism: Japanese Religions and the Politics of Restoration Mark R. Mullins Although religious fundamentalism is often thought to be confined to monotheistic “religions of the book,” this study examines the emergence of a fundamentalism rooted in the Shinto tradition … Continue reading

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Book Announcement: Yasukuni Shrine: History, Memory, and Japan’s Unending Postwar

Yasukuni Shrine: History, Memory, and Japan’s Unending Postwar Author: Takenaka, Akiko This is the first extensive English-language study of Yasukuni Shrine as a war memorial. It explores the controversial shrine’s role in waging war, promoting peace, honoring the dead, and, … Continue reading

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