Title

Chinese Buddhist death ritual and the transformation of Japanese kinship

Document Type

Book

Role

contributor

Publication

The Buddhist dead: practices, discourses, representations

Publisher

Kuroda Institute/University of Hawaii Press

Standard Number

0824830318

First Page

378

Last Page

404

Publication Date

2007

Abstract

Demonstrates the impact of imported Chinese kinship models encoded in Buddhist practices of burial and memorial, which spread through Japanese society over the course of the medieval period to transform indigenous notions of family and gender. --author-supplied description

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