By William M. Tsutsui
A spouse to jap History presents an authoritative review of present debates and methods in the learn of Japan’s history.
• Composed of 30 chapters written through a world staff of scholars
• Combines conventional views with the newest scholarly concerns
• vitamins a chronological survey with exact thematic analyses
• provides stimulating interventions into person controversies
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Do¯kyo¯ was exiled at the empress’s death. The courtier responsible for the exile, Fujiwara no Momokawa, was also the primary supporter of Emperor Ko¯nin (770–81), Kammu’s father, who came to the throne at the age of 62. At length, Momokawa was also responsible for Kammu’s own accession after the mysterious death of Crown Prince Osabe in 775. Kammu was Ko¯nin’s eldest son, but was not originally seen as the successor due to the low status of his mother (of Paekche descent), but Momokawa eventually swayed the court in Kammu’s favor.
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