Jinno Shotoki of Kitabatake Chikafusa. Translated by H. Paul Varley. Columbia University Press. Chronicle of Gods and Sovereigns. Google Preview. Pub Date: . English: Jinno Shotoki monument. 日本語: 神皇正統記起稿之地石碑. Date, 29 April Source, Own work. Author. English: Abasaa. 日本語: あ. Within the past year two of the most famous works of Japanese historiography— the. Gukansho of Fujiwara Jien () and the Jinno Shotoki of Kitabatake.
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This book is not yet featured on Listopia. To ask other readers questions about Chronicle of Gods and Sovereignsplease hinno up. Just a moment while we sign you in to your Goodreads account. A sense of immediacy seems to inform the writing, and this may be due to the narrative having a specific, more narrowly focused purpose—to instruct the young Emperor Go-Murakami r.
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From the very beginning, it was read not only by adherents of the Southern Court, but also by supporters of the Northern Court. This page was last edited on 18 Septemberat Robert Burgos rated it really liked it Apr 26, I, the copyright holder of this work, shotki this work into the public domain. Eadweard marked it as to-read Jul 14, Want ninno Read Currently Reading Read. Refresh and try again. The chronicles thus serve as a context for Chikafusa to expound his views about appropriate conduct for Japanese sovereigns, and thereby attempt to justify the legitimacy of the Southern Court.
Japanese historians and the national myths, — Bonnie added it May 13, Retrieved from ” https: Laura marked it as to-read Mar 05, It is believed that the major portions of the text were probably drafted in the autumn ofaround the time Emperor Go-Daigo died and his successor Go-Murakami was enthroned. These concepts became even more important in the national ideology under Japanese militarism during World War II.
Shtooki, its criticism of Ashikaga Takauji was not well received in Northern Court circles, and that section of the original text was omitted in manuscript copies which circulated outside the ambit of the Southern Court.
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