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Sons of Heaven: A Portrait of the Japanese Monarchy

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A comprehensive social history of the Japanese monarchy that sheds light on court life, ritual, sexual mores, religious observances, the development of the caste system, and the laws of succession, and shows how this 2,000 year-old institution has survived the vicissitudes of history to emerge as a strong force behind the modern Japanese state. 16-page photo insert.
Hardcover, 400 pages
Published November 1st 1987 by Scribner Book Company
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