Table of contents for Emperor and aristocracy in Japan, 1467-1680 : resilience and renewal / Lee Butler.

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1. The Struggle to Survive
Fire and Destruction
Court Lands and Economics
Court Society Dispersed and Disengaged
Court Administration
Women at Court
Sengoku Emperors
Power and Authority
2. Normalcy and Its Pretenses
Flowers, Kickball, and the Bath
Nenja Gyoji
Annual Observances During Sengoku
Keeping Dressed
3. Court Society During Reunification
The Year 1568
The Case of Yamashina Tokitsune
4. Unifiers and Aristocrats
Court Initiatives
Leaning on the Court
Material Developments

5. The Crises of 1609-1610
The Court Lady Scandal
The Meaning of the Scandal
The Abdication Crisis
6. Codifying the Court
Creating Laws for the Court
Family Arts and the Kuge shohatto
Rank and Seating in the Kuge shohatto
7. Of Persons and Structures
Stability Lost and Regained
Court Governance and Society
8. The Culture of a New Aristocracy
Cultural Renaissance
Of Flowers and Tea
Culture and the Individual
A. Character List of Japanese Books Collected
and Copied by Tokugawa Ieyasu, 1614-1615
B. Character List of Japanese Terms and Names
C. Aristocratic Diaries of the Fifteenth
to Seventeenth Centuries


Library of Congress subject headings for this publication: Emperors Japan History, Japan Court and courtiers, Japan History Muromachi period, 1336-1573, Japan History Tokugawa period, 1600-1868