Sacred Texts and Buried Treasures: Issues in the Historical Archaeology of Ancient Japan 9780824864224

The Japanese have long sought inspiration and legitimacy from the written record of their ancient past. The shaping of b

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Table of contents :
contents
acknowledgments
Introduction
CHAPTER 1. The Lost Realm of Yamatai
CHAPTER 2 . Ancient Japan’s Korean Connection
CHAPTER 3. Capitals
CHAPTER 4. Wooden Tablets
conclusion
Notes
character list
Bibliography
Index
About the Author

Sacred Texts and Buried Treasures: Issues in the Historical Archaeology of Ancient Japan
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