Jinno Shotoki of Kitabatake Chikafusa. Translated by H. Paul Varley. Columbia University Press. Chronicle of Gods and Sovereigns. Google Preview. Pub Date: . English: Jinno Shotoki monument. 日本語: 神皇正統記起稿之地石碑. Date, 29 April Source, Own work. Author. English: Abasaa. 日本語: あ. Within the past year two of the most famous works of Japanese historiography— the. Gukansho of Fujiwara Jien () and the Jinno Shotoki of Kitabatake.

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Wikimedia Italia added it Dec 31, From Wikimedia Commons, the free media repository. I, the copyright holder of this work, release this work into the public domain. Chikafusa’s work was all the more important because of the relative weakness of the Southern Court in its extended military campaign against the Northern Court armies.

Bonnie added it May 13, Danyar Abubakr is currently reading it Nov 12, Thanks for telling us about the problem. It is believed that the major portions of the text were probably drafted in the autumn ofaround the time Emperor Go-Daigo died and his successor Go-Murakami was enthroned.

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From the very beginning, it was read not only by adherents of the Southern Court, but also by supporters of the Northern Court. Jinho concepts became even more important in the national ideology under Japanese militarism during World War II.


Chikafusa argued that possessing the Imperial Regalia of Japan is an absolute and indispensable condition for being recognized as a Japanese monarch. Summary [ edit ] Description Jinno Shotoki monument.

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Published September 22nd by Columbia University Press. Hardcoverpages. Public domain Public domain false false. The chronicles thus serve as a context for Chikafusa to expound his views about appropriate conduct for Japanese sovereigns, and thereby attempt to justify the legitimacy of the Southern Court.

Chronicle of Gods and Sovereigns: Jinno Shotoki of Kitabatake Chikafusa

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Robert Shotoik rated it really liked it Apr 26, There are no discussion topics on this book yet. Alternately, the work’s value may have accrued because a gifted, original and mature mind “made jinnp way onto the level of secular historical explanation”.

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This page was last edited on 18 Septemberat Goodreads helps you keep track of books you want to read. The book was early recognized as a compelling and subtle analysis of the history of Japan and its emperors. Want to Read Currently Reading Read. Retrieved from ” https: In some countries this may not be legally possible; if so: However, its criticism of Ashikaga Takauji was not well received in Northern Court circles, and that section of the original text was omitted in manuscript copies which circulated outside the ambit of the Southern Court.


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