Swords, Oaths, and Prophetic Visions: Authoring Warrior Rule in Medieval Japan 9780824864538

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Swords, Oaths, and Prophetic Visions: Authoring Warrior Rule in Medieval Japan
 9780824864538

Table of contents :
Contents
Acknowledgments
Note on Conventions and Sources
Chapter One. The Heike monogatari and Narrating the Genpei War
Chapter Two. Minamoto Yoritomo Dreams from Exile
Chapter Three. Kiso Yoshinaka Petitioning Hachiman
Chapter Four. Yoshitsune at Koshigoe Fealty Oaths, Fall from Grace
Chapt er Five. The Soga Brothers Swords and Lineage
Conclusion. Warrior Rule in Medieval Japan
Appendix A. The Hôgen and Heiji Uprisings
Appendix B. Genealogical Charts of the Seiwa Genji and the Itō
Appendix C. Texts and Genres
Notes
Glossary
Bibliography
Index
About the Author

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