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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Want to Read Currently Reading Read. 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. Trivia About Chronicle of Gods Eadweard marked it as to-read Jul 14, However, 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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These concepts became even more important in the national ideology under Japanese militarism during World War II. To see jibno your friends thought of this book, please sign up. Thanks for telling us about the problem. Chikafusa’s work was all the more important because of the relative weakness of the Southern Court in its extended military campaign against the Northern Court armies.
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Description Jinno Shotoki monument. The work as a whole was written in the years — at Oda fortress in Hitachi ProvinceJapan present-day Tsukuba City, Ibaraki Prefecture then amended in at Seki fortress. Danyar Abubakr is currently reading it Nov 12, Chikafusa’s work manages to inspire; and because it does, the book effectively mirrors the serial responses of readers and thinkers throughout the periods in which it has been studied and pondered.
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. Views Read Edit View history. Current scholars accepts that the original text is missing and that all extant versions of the text thus are manuscript versions which differ slightly from the original.
Chronicle of Gods and Sovereigns: Jinno Shotoki of Kitabatake Chikafusa
Open Shotki See a Problem? Pauline marked it as to-read May 29, The following other wikis use this file: The chronicles thus serve as a context for Chikafusa to whotoki his views about appropriate conduct for Japanese sovereigns, and thereby attempt to justify the legitimacy of the Southern Court. This book is not yet featured on Listopia. Alternately, the work’s value may have accrued because a gifted, original and mature mind “made its way onto the level of secular historical explanation”.
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Refresh and try again. Essie marked it as to-read May 23, Monuments and memorials in Tsukuba Category: This page was last edited on 18 Septemberat Retrieved from ” https: The book was early recognized jinnl a compelling and subtle analysis of the history of Japan and its emperors.