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John H. Stubbs

John H. Stubbs is Christovich Senior Professor of Architectural Preservation Practice and Director of the Master of Preservation Studies program in the School of Architecture, Tulane University, New Orleans, Louisiana, USA. Formerly Vice President for Field Projects for the World Monuments Fund, he is an international architectural conservation consultant. Author affiliation details are correct at time of print publication.

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Robert G. Thomson

Robert G. Thomson is trained as a historical archaeologist and preservation planner. He is currently the Federal Preservation Officer for the Presidio Trust, San Francisco, California, USA. Author affiliation details are correct at time of print publication.

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Architectural Conservation in Asia : National experiences and practice

Routledge, 2017

Book chapter

... JAPAN With a remarkably rich tradition of architecture and building craftsmanship, Japan has established itself as a global leader in the scholarship and practice of cultural heritage protection during the second half of the twentieth...

Domestic Spirituality

Inge Daniels

Inge Daniels is Lecturer in Social Anthropology, Institute of Social and Cultural Anthropology, University of Oxford. Author affiliation details are correct at time of print publication.

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Susan Andrews

Susan Andrews

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The Japanese House : Material Culture in the Modern Home

Berg, 2010

Book chapter

...Bonds With The Ancestors Eight of the thirty homes participating in my study possessed a Buddhist altar. This number corresponds with recent statistics...

General Introduction

John H. Stubbs

John H. Stubbs is Christovich Senior Professor of Architectural Preservation Practice and Director of the Master of Preservation Studies program in the School of Architecture, Tulane University, New Orleans, Louisiana, USA. Formerly Vice President for Field Projects for the World Monuments Fund, he is an international architectural conservation consultant. Author affiliation details are correct at time of print publication.

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Robert G. Thomson

Robert G. Thomson is trained as a historical archaeologist and preservation planner. He is currently the Federal Preservation Officer for the Presidio Trust, San Francisco, California, USA. Author affiliation details are correct at time of print publication.

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Architectural Conservation in Asia : National experiences and practice

Routledge, 2017

Book chapter

... The Asian built environment Asia’s rich historic built environment reflects the region’s position as the origin of some of the world’s most ancient civilizations, cultures and religions.1 For more than two millennia Asian cultures...

Japan, 538–1333

Nancy Shatzman Steinhardt

Nancy Shatzman Steinhardt is Professor of East Asian Art at the University of Pennsylvania in Philadelphia, Pennsylvania, USA. Author affiliation details are correct at time of print publication.

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Sir Banister Fletcher’s Global History of Architecture Volume 1

© the Royal Institute of British Architects (RIBA) and the University of London, 2019

Sir Banister Fletcher chapter

...Between 538 and 1333, Japan was transformed from a group of heavily mountainous islands whose population made bronze goods and worshipped nature and deities that represented it, as in Shinto, into an organized Buddhist state. Beginning...

Japan, 1334–1868

Rumiko Handa

Rumiko Handa is Professor of Architecture at the University of Nebraska-Lincoln, Nebraska, USA. Author affiliation details are correct at time of print publication.

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Sir Banister Fletcher’s Global History of Architecture Volume 2

© the Royal Institute of British Architects (RIBA) and the University of London, 2019

Sir Banister Fletcher chapter

...Rule by regional warlords continued in Japan from the preceding Kamakura period. The imperial family was weak, and, once restored to power after the Kamakura shogunate fell in 1333, immediately entered disputes about the lineage. Four clans...