Faking liberties : religious freedom in American-occupied Japan

Prologue: the drums of war -- Conventions -- Introduction: the universal particularity of religious freedom -- A preoccupation with religious freedom -- The Meiji constitutional regime as a secularist system -- Who needs religious freedom? -- Domestic problems, diplomatic solutions -- In the absence...

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Main Author: Thomas, Jolyon Baraka 1978- (Author)
Format: Print Book
Language: English
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Published: Chicago London The University of Chicago Press 2019
Further subjects: B Freedom of religion (Japan) History 20th century
B Japan History Allied occupation, 1945-1952
Summary: Prologue: the drums of war -- Conventions -- Introduction: the universal particularity of religious freedom -- A preoccupation with religious freedom -- The Meiji constitutional regime as a secularist system -- Who needs religious freedom? -- Domestic problems, diplomatic solutions -- In the absence of religious freedom -- The occupation of religious studies -- State shinto as a heretical secularism -- Who wants religious freedom? -- Universal rights, unique circumstances -- Out of the spiritual vacuum -- Conclusion: the bellicose pacifism of religious freedom -- Epilogue: songs of freedom
Item Description: Includes bibliographical references and index.
ISBN: 9780226618821
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