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Celebrity gods : new religions, media, and authority in occupied Japan / Benjamin Dorman.

Author/Creator:
Dorman, Benjamin.
Publication:
Honolulu : University of Hawaiʻi Press, c2012.
Series:
Nanzan library of Asian religion and culture.
Nanzan library of Asian religion and culture
Format/Description:
Book
viii, 296 p. ; 24 cm.
Subjects:
Mass media in religion -- Japan -- History -- 20th century.
Religion and state -- Japan -- History -- 20th century.
Japan -- Religion -- 20th century.
Mass media -- Japan -- Religious aspects.
Contents:
Renmonkyō and the Meiji press
Deguchi Onisaburō as a prewar model
The birth of two celebrity gods
Before Jikōson
Building a "kingdom of god"
Bureaucracy, religion, and the press under occupation
Jikōson and Jiu
Kitamura Sayo
New religions and critics in the immediate postwar press.
Notes:
Includes bibliographical references (p. 243-287) and index.
ISBN:
9780824836214 (hardcover : alk. paper)
0824836219 (hardcover : alk. paper)
OCLC:
729721241
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