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Secrecy in Japanese Arts: "Secret Transmission" as a Mode of Knowledge

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This book explores the Japanese tradition of secret transmission of knowledge within a closed and often hereditary group. The author investigates how esoteric practices function, how people make meaning of their practices, and how this form of esotericism survived into the modern age. The first two questions are examined by using esoteric texts from the fifteenth to eighte ...more
Hardcover, 208 pages
Published May 6th 2005 by Palgrave Macmillan
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