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Symbiotic modernity: the emergence of the Ōsui school of thought in modern Japan

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This thesis examines the development of a hitherto overlooked yet thriving current of thought and culture in modern Japan between the 1860s and the 1920s, which manifested in such diverse realms as religion, gender, race, war, agriculture, and education. An important aspect of this intellectual trend was the rejection of the male God. Instead, God was reconceptualised as multi-gender, challenging the hierarchical ideologies of gender, race, class, and disability that underpinned Western mo...

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HUMS
Department:
History Faculty
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University of Oxford
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HUMS
Department:
History Faculty
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Supervisor
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The Great Britain Sasakawa Foundation
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Oka, C
Grant:
5449
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The Sasakawa Fund
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Oka, C
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The Swire Charitable Trust
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Oka, C
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Faculty of History, University of Oxford
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Oka, C
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St Antony’s College, University of Oxford
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Oka, C
Type of award:
DPhil
Level of award:
Doctoral
Awarding institution:
University of Oxford
Language:
English
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Deposit date:
2023-04-14

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