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OKAGAMI, The Great Mirror Fujiwara Michinaga (966-1027) and His Times

by Helen Craig McCullough

Part of the Princeton Library of Asian Translations Series

OKAGAMI, The Great Mirror Fujiwara Michinaga (966-1027) and His Times Synopsis

Presented here in a new and complete translation is the Japanese classic Okagami, an historical talc that mirrors a man's life and the times in which he lived. Dating from the late eleventh or early twelfth century, it focuses on Fujiwara Michinaga, the leading political figure in the great family that dominated the court during most of the Helan period. Originally published in 1980. The Princeton Legacy Library uses the latest print-on-demand technology to again make available previously out-of-print books from the distinguished backlist of Princeton University Press. These editions preserve the original texts of these important books while presenting them in durable paperback and hardcover editions. The goal of the Princeton Legacy Library is to vastly increase access to the rich scholarly heritage found in the thousands of books published by Princeton University Press since its founding in 1905.

Book Information

ISBN: 9780691643427
Publication date: 25th December 2018
Author: Helen Craig McCullough
Publisher: Princeton University Press
Format: Hardback
Pagination: 394 pages
Categories: Asian history, Early history: c 500 to c 1450/1500, Genealogy, heraldry, names & honours,

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