Shinzō: Hachiman Imagery and Its Development
A major contribution to a neglected facet of Japanese art and religion, one of historical importance. Mrs. Kanda selects one lineage of forms, the deity Hachiman, which throws light on the entire phenomenon of the role of figural imagery in Shinto.
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The Genesis of Shinzo
Hachiman Cult and Image
Shinzo of the Ninth and Tenth Centuries
Shinzo of the Eleventh and Twelfth
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