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Great historical figures of Japan / [edited by Murakami Hyoe and Thomas J. Harper].

; Harper, Thomas J
Tokyo : Japan Culture Institute ; 1978.
ISBN 0870404318, 9780870404313

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Other Authors Harper, Thomas J.
Murakami, Hyōe, 1923-2003.
Subjects Historische Persönlichkeit.
JAPON -- CIVILIZACION.
JAPON -- HISTORIA.
Japan -- Biography.
Japan.
Japon -- Biographies.
Description xii, 327 pages : illustrations, portraits ; 22 cm
Copyright Date 1978.
1978.
Notes Includes bibliographical references and index.
Contents Legend and political intrigue in ancient Japan: Shōtoku Taishi / Charles S. Terry -- An emperor who ruled as well as reigned: Tenmu Tennō / G. Cameron Hurst -- Poets of the Manʼyōshū: Hitomaro, Okura, and Yakamochi / István Halla -- Patriarchs of Heian Buddhism: Kūkai and Saichō / Allan G. Grapard -- Regent at the peak of aristocratic prosperity: Fujiwara no Michinaga / Mildred M. Tahara -- Eminent women writers of the court: Murasaki Shikibu and Sei Shōnagon / Edward G. Seidensticker -- The rise and fall of a great military clan: Taira no Kiyomori / Jean-René Cholley -- Victory in battle and family tragedy: Minamoto no Yoritomo and Yoshitsune / Minoru Shinoda -- Woman of power behind the Kamakura bakufu: Hōjō Masako / Kenneth D. Butler -- Innovators of Kamakura Buddhism: Shinran and Nichiren / Pier del Campana -- Brigand or patriot?: Kusunoki Masashige / Donn F. Draeger -- Insurgent warrior to supreme hegemon: Ashikaga Takauji and Yoshimitsu / Kenneth A. Grossberg -- Preeminent patron of Higashiyama culture: Ashikaga Yoshimasa / H. Paul Varley -- Daimyo in an age of strife: Takeda Shingen / Carole A. Ryavec -- Unifiers of Japan: Nobunaga, Hideyoshi, and Ieyasu / Billy J. Cody -- Tea master in a time of war: Sen no Rikyū / John Freeman -- Fate of a Christian daimyo: Takayama Ukon / Diego Pacheco -- Creators of a new literature: Saikaku, Bashō, and Chikamatsu / Chen Shun-chen -- Scholars of the Tokugawa period: Arai Hakuseki and Motoori Norinaga / Thomas J. Harper -- Forerunner of the modern statesman: Tanuma Okitsugu / John W. Hall -- "Holy foolishness": Ryōkan / John Stevens -- Historian and master of Chinese verse: Rai Sanʼyō / Burton Watson -- Leader of peasant rebellions: Miura Meisuke / Herbert P. Bix -- Young activist of the Meiji restoration: Sakamoto Ryōma / Marius B. Jansen -- Architect of the modern state: Ōkubo Toshimichi / Masakazu Iwata -- From xenophobe to business leader: Shibusawa Eiichi / William D. Hoover -- Conflict, compromise, and tragedy: Konoe Fumimaro and Tōjō Hideki / Gordon M. Berger -- Nobel prize-winning novelist: Kawabata Yasunari / Makoto Ueda.
Genre Biography.
Geographic Area Japan
Network Numbers (OCoLC)4066480
(OCoLC)ocm04066480
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