The emperor of Japan as Deity (Kami)

@article{OhnukiTierney1991TheEO,
  title={The emperor of Japan as Deity (Kami)},
  author={Emiko Ohnuki‐Tierney},
  journal={Ethnology},
  year={1991},
  volume={30},
  pages={199-216}
}
L'A. presente une interpretation du systeme imperial japonais depuis sa creation. Il insiste sur les significations culturelles du statut d'empereur et leurs evolutions. L'empereur fut d'abord considere comme un chaman et un officiant des rituels concernant le riz (« ōnamesai »). Sa capacite a assurer une bonne recolte legitimait son pouvoir. Mais les gouvernements militaires successifs lui oterent ses pouvoirs politiques et economiques. Deux anciens mythes sont etudies afin d'examiner la… 

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