1785 -Japanese Handmade Manuscript and Picture Book

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Shingaku is a Japanese religious movement, founded by Ishida Baigan and further developed by Teshima Toan, which was influential 1725-1875. It has been speculated, Shingaku was one of the cultural foundations for Japan's industrialization.The teaching is characteristic of Asian culture, in its fusion of Confucian values, with Buddhism and Japanese Shinto, compared to Western culture which tends toward a "one-size fits all" or "this or that" approach to religion. The movement began with Ishida Baigan (1685-1744) and his successor Teshima Toan (1718-1786) but later a group of well-trained preachers traveled the country spreading the word. Written c1780, 6x9 inches, 47 manuscript text pages, with 21 drawings, sprinkled throughout. Some worm tunneling evident throughout.

Title: 1785 -Japanese Handmade Manuscript and Picture Book

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