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Author Farge, William J., author

Title A Christian samurai : the trials of Baba Bunkō / William J. Farge, SJ ; Foreword by Kevin M. Doak
Published Washington, D.C. : The Catholic University of America Press, [2016]
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Description 1 online resource (xxv, 300 pages)
Contents Deus restored -- Tokugawa Christianity -- Popular games and monster stories -- Raindrops falling in the forest -- Baba Bunkō's political and social dissent -- The decline of Tokugawa neo-Confucianism -- Baba Bunkō's literary heritage -- Kabuki actors, monks, and courtesans -- The breakdown of social order -- The Christian question -- Contemporary Edo: an album of one hundred monsters by Baba Bunkō
Bibliography Includes bibliographical references and index
Notes Description based on online resource; title from PDF title page (EBSCO, viewed July 13, 2016)
Subject Baba, Bunkō, 1718-1759.
Baba, Bunkō, 1718-1759. Tōdai Edo hyaku bakemono
Catholic Church -- Japan -- History
Church history.
Japan -- Church history -- To 1868.
Japan -- Social conditions -- 1600-1868.
Form Electronic book
Author Doak, Kevin Michael, writer of foreword
ISBN 0813228514
0813228522 (electronic bk.)
9780813228525 (electronic bk.)