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Author Esaki, Brett J., author

Title Enfolding silence : the transformation of Japanese American religion and art under oppression / Brett J. Esaki
Published New York, NY : Oxford University Press, 2016
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Description 1 online resource : illustrations (black and white)
Series American Academy of Religion
American Academy of Religion
Summary Japanese Americans have developed complex silences in response to social and religious marginalization. Utilizing histories and ethnographies of Japanese American arts - gardening, origami, jazz, and monuments - 'Enfolding Silence' uncovers silences that are mixtures of silences from religion, art, and oppression
Notes Previously issued in print: 2016
Bibliography Includes bibliographical references and index
Audience Specialized
Notes Description based on online resource; title from home page (viewed on June 7, 2016)
Subject Japanese Americans -- Social conditions.
Japanese Americans -- Intellectual life.
Japanese Americans -- Religion.
Arts, Japanese -- United States -- History.
Silence -- Social aspects -- United States -- History.
Social change -- United States -- History.
Marginality, Social -- United States -- History.
Arts and society -- United States -- History.
Racism -- United States -- History.
United States -- Race relations -- History.
Form Electronic book
ISBN 9780190251352 (ebook)