Iglesias kirishitan

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Arimura, Rie, IGLESIAS KIRISHITAN : EL ARTE DE LO EFÍMERO EN LAS MISIONES CATÓLICAS EN JAPÓN (1549-1639). / Rie Arimura. Ciudad de México : Universidad Iberoamericana, 2017. 291 pages : illustrations; 23 cm. Bibliography: pages 215-265. Includes bibliographical references. ISBN 9786074174656 ; 6074174652.
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Analyzes history of Catholic church's attempt to introduce Christianity to Japan, where it flourished briefly in 16th century and was suppressed in 17th century. Focusing on physical manifestations of Christian presence, analyzes forms of adaptation among Jesuit missionaries and friars and impact on their efforts of mission experiences in Americas. Studies architecture and decoration of long-extinct religious spaces through documentary references and physical artifacts, demonstrating artistic interaction between Europe, Americas and Asia. Edition limited to 500 copies.

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