Japanese culture: the religious and philosophical foundations

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2016 
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Japan Japanese culture history etiquette religion philosophy Shintoism Buddhism Taoism Zen Confucianism 
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Sequel to Roger Davies's best-selling The Japanese Mind - provides a comprehensive overview of the religion and philosophy of Japan. This cultural history explains the diverse cultural traditions that underlie modern Japan and offers deep insights into Japanese manners and etiquette. Begins with an investigation of the origins of the Japanese, followed by an analysis of the most important approaches used by scholars to describe the essential elements of Japanese culture. From there, each chapter focuses on one of the formative elements: Shintoism, Buddhism, Taoism, Zen, Confucianism, and Western influences in the modern era. 
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