Religion and Social Crisis in Japan: Understanding Japanese Society through the Aum Affair
At the time Aum Shinrikyõ emerged, most Japanese assumed that they lived in one of the most well-ordered of societies, a model that had much to offer the chaotic Western world. This assumption was shaken on March 20, 1995 when the deadly nerve gas sarin was released on the Tokyo subway system. Since that incident, the "Aum Affai" has had widespread repercussions and shaken...more
Hardcover, 240 pages
Published August 11th 2001 by Palgrave Macmillan
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