Practical Pursuits: Religion, Politics, and Personal Cultivation in Nineteenth-Century Japan (review)

@article{Covell2006PracticalPR,
  title={Practical Pursuits: Religion, Politics, and Personal Cultivation in Nineteenth-Century Japan (review)},
  author={S. Covell},
  journal={Philosophy East and West},
  year={2006},
  volume={56},
  pages={512 - 514}
}
  • S. Covell
  • Published 2006
  • Philosophy
  • Philosophy East and West
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