Chinese Buddhist death ritual and the transformation of Japanese kinship
The Buddhist dead: practices, discourses, representations
Kuroda Institute/University of Hawaii Press
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
Glassman, Hank. "Chinese Buddhist Death Ritual and the Transformation of Japanese Kinship." The Buddhist Dead: Practices, Discourses, Representations. By Bryan J. Cuevas and Jacqueline Ilyse. Stone. Honolulu: University of Hawai'i, 2007. 378-404. Print.