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SHINTO FINAL By Peter Zweig
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E Shinto Meikan By Markus Sesko
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This classic meikan format book presents about 1,300 pictures of sword tangs with authentic signatures of about 640 shinto-era swordsmiths. It is intended as a reference for comparing signatures of... More > Japanese swords.< Less
SHINTO-MEIKAN By Markus Sesko
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This classic meikan format book presents about 1,300 pictures of sword tangs with authentic signatures of about 640 shinto-era swordsmiths. It is intended as a reference for comparing signatures of... More > Japanese swords.< Less
Shinto & Shinshinto-kantei By Markus Sesko
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An unavoidable difficulty with books that deal with Japanese swords in general is that the workmanship of a smith has to be reduced to its most important characteristics which can be seen on the... More > majority of his works. It is here that this work comes into play, with the motive to provide more concretely described reference examples. Unique is that – depending on the blade – former participant’s kantei bids are also addressed. This means that one’s own approach and attempt at attributing a blade may also be comprehended. With the 169 introduced shinto and shinshinto blades from altogether 13 provinces, this volume constitutes an extensive reference work. The order starts for shinto with Kyoto, Edo and Settsu, and for shinshinto with Edo.< Less
Nihon-shinto-shi - The History of the shinto Era of Japanese Swords By Markus Sesko
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This book should bring the reader more near to the no less interesting era of the „New Sword“, the shinto. With the transition to the peaceful Edo period, the Japanese sword experienced... More > considerable changes which are briefly touched in some other sword publications. This book now tries to present the historical and scholastic changes of the shinto in a comprehensive manner. The reader should get an idea about the activities of the Edo-period swordsmiths in all the provinces and how – if at all – they were connected in terms of school or workmanship. The classification based on the traditional gokaden is no longer applicable in shinto times and so a more geographical processing suggests itself. In the beginning we have the large sword centres of Kyoto, Osaka and Edo. Subsequently, all other provinces follow, arranged according to their „significance“ in the sword world and in context with each other to avoid as much as possible big geographical and theoretical jumps.< Less
Shinto & Shinshinto-kantei Zenshu By Markus Sesko
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This is the Zenshu which contains all the blades of the former publications Shinto & Shinshinto-kantei, Kantei Supplement 1, and Kantei Supplement 2. An unavoidable difficulty with books that... More > deal with Japanese swords in general is that the workmanship of a smith has to be reduced to its most important characteristics which can be seen on the majority of his works. It is here that this work comes into play, with the motive to provide more concretely described reference examples. Unique is that – depending on the blade – former participant’s kantei bids are also addressed. This means that one’s own approach and attempt at attributing a blade may also be comprehended. With the 273 introduced shinto and shinshinto blades, this volume constitutes an extensive reference work. The order starts for shinto with Kyoto, Edo and Settsu, and for shinshinto with Edo.< Less
e-Nihon-shinto-shi (English) By Markus Sesko
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This book should bring the reader more near to the no less interesting era of the „New Sword“, the shinto. With the transition to the peaceful Edo period, the Japanese sword experienced... More > considerable changes which are briefly touched in some other sword publications. This book now tries to present the historical and scholastic changes of the shinto in a comprehensive manner. The reader should get an idea about the activities of the Edo-period swordsmiths in all the provinces and how – if at all – they were connected in terms of school or workmanship. The classification based on the traditional gokaden is no longer applicable in shinto times and so a more geographical processing suggests itself. In the beginning we have the large sword centres of Kyoto, Osaka and Edo. Subsequently, all other provinces follow, arranged according to their „significance“ in the sword world and in context with each other to avoid as much as possible big geographical and theoretical jumps.< Less
All About Shinto: The Indigenous Religion of Japan By College Guide World
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Shinto or Shintoism, also kami-no-michi, is the indigenous spirituality of Japan and the people of Japan. It is a set of practices, to be carried out diligently, to establish a connection between... More > present day Japan and its ancient past. Shinto practices were first recorded and codified in the written historical records of the Kojiki and Nihon Shoki in the 8th century. Still, these earliest Japanese writings do not refer to a unified "Shinto religion", but rather to disorganized folklore, history, and mythology. Shinto today is a term that applies to public shrines suited to various purposes such as war memorials, harvest festivals, romance, and historical monuments, as well as various sectarian organizations< Less
Shinto Poem Field: Poems for Departed Friends By William Gough
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“This is the place where I remember friends and relatives. It's a book from my heart - and I'm inspired by the way that Shinto encourages us to recall those who've left but are not forgotten.... More > It's like planting bulbs in a fertile field. This is where I say my goodbyes.” The writings of William Gough: "Gough’s writing is...poignant, spare, with the strength and subtlety of a fine woodcut..." E. Annie Proulx "A wise, compassionate storyteller" Atom Egoyan "The richness of language is in Gough's literary blood." Globe & Mail "The work explodes with emotion, intensity, creativity." Drama-Logue "There are so many wonderful qualities in Gough's magical book..." The Toronto Star "...his ability to bring his wild settings into a sharp focus is never less than uncanny." Chicago Tribune< Less
Nihon-shinto-shi By Markus Sesko
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Als Nachfolgewerk Dr. Honmas „Nihon-koto-shi“ konzipiert versucht der Autor der Lücke „shinto“ Rechnung zu tragen und, dem Leser eine gesammtelte Geschichte der... More > shinto-Schwertperiode näherzubringen. Mit dem Übergang zur friedlichen Edo-Zeit erlebte das japanische Schwert viele einschneidende Veränderungen. Hier werden nun die historischen und schulischen Faktoren des shinto schlüssig und umfassend dargelegt. Der Leser soll ein Bild von den sich verändernden Schmiedetraditionen und von den Aktivitäten der verschiedenen Schulen der einzelnen Provinzen bekommen. Als Konsequenz der veränderten politischen Rahmenbedingungen der Edo-Zeit ergibt sich auch für die Geschichte der shinto-Schwertperiode ein etwas anderer Ansatz, als das im koto der Fall ist. Mit dem Wegfall der traditionellen gokaden bietet sich nämlich mehr eine geographische denn schulische Aufarbeitung an, wobei den Anfang die großen Schmiedezentren Kyoto, Osaka und Edo machen. Danach werden sämtliche Provinzen im Kontext zueinander abgehandelt.< Less