First major study in English of the Japanese 'hidden' Christians - the Kakure Kirishitan, who chose to remain separate from the Catholic Church when religious toleration was granted in 1873 - and the development of the faith and rituals from the 16th century to the present day.
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STEPHEN TURNBULL is the author of over 50 books on the military history of Europe and the Far East. He works as a Japanese cultural consultant and is Lecturer in Japanese Religion at the Department of East Asian Studies at Leeds University. He served as the historical advisor for the Universal Pictures film "47 Ronin", starring Keanu Reeves.Language Notes:
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Descripción Japan Library, 1998. Hardcover. Estado de conservación: Brand New. 1st edition. 296 pages. 9.25x6.00x1.25 inches. In Stock. Nº de ref. de la librería __1873410700