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Published: 08 June 2017

416 Pages


ISBN: 9780190664008

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Against Harmony

Progressive and Radical Buddhism in Modern Japan

James Mark Shields

  • The first monograph to examine in detail progressive and radical Buddhism during the late 19th and early 20th centuries.
  • Provides a historical and contextual overview of the primary figures and movements during this period.
  • Looks at the influence of global figures such as Leo Tolstoy as well as the interconnectionb etween Buddhist ideas and broader intellectual currents.