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Unformatted text preview: Week Four (Feb. 5 & 7) 05/02/2008 14:41:00 February 5, 2008 1) How did the emperors death reflect the ideas behind a divine emperor and how did the emperor represent both divinity (permanence and infallibility) and a personal connection to the people? Two Bodies Back to the Idea of Kyoto 2) Why were leaders reluctant to establish Tokyo as a cultural center [p34]? Why was Kyoto neglected even more so [p55]? How did the Japanese elites use Kyoto and Tokyo as "homologous" oppositional symbols? What did these two places represent to the Japanese people and the international community? 3) What was the significance of imperial rites, rituals, and the placement of Imperial Portraits and monuments [p84]? What did the government want to do to folk connections to the Shinto shrines [p88]? 4) Beginning in 1889, the Imperial Pageantry of Japan created a way to cut...
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This note was uploaded on 04/01/2008 for the course HIST 4728 taught by Professor Marciayonemoto during the Spring '08 term at Colorado.
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