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Author Ama, Michihiro.

Title Immigrants to the Pure Land : the modernization, acculturation, and globalization of Shin Buddhism, 1898-1941 / Michihiro Ama.

Published Honolulu : University of Hawaiʻi Press, c2011.


Location Call No. Status
 UniM Bail  294.3926 AMA    AVAILABLE
Physical description xiv, 313 p. : ill.; 24 cm.
Series Pure Land Buddhist studies
Pure Land Buddhist studies.
Thesis notes Based on the author's thesis (Ph. D.) - University of California, Irvine, 2007.
Bibliography Includes bibliographical references (p. 269-298) and index.
Contents The modern development of Shin Buddhism -- Changes in organizational style -- The development of Shin Buddhist ministries in North America -- The transformation of Shin Buddhist rituals and architecture -- Shin Buddhist doctrine reconstructed -- A history of the Higashi Honganji in North America -- Local and translocal activities of Issei Shin Buddhist ministers -- Conclusion : rethinking acculturation in the postmodern world.
Subject Shin (Sect) -- United States -- History -- 20th century.
Shin (Sect) -- Hawaii -- History -- 20th century.
ISBN 9780824834388 (hbk. : alk. paper)
0824834380 (hbk. : alk. paper)
Standard Number 40019040039