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Kakyo-Chugoku No Shikenjigoku

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ISBN-10: 0300026390

ISBN-13: 9780300026399

Edition: 1981 (Reprint)

Authors: Ichisada Miyazaki, Conrad Schirokauer

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Freemasons, Odd Fellows, Knights of Pythias-why did millions of nineteenth-century American men belong to these and other secret orders? In this engrossing study, Mark C. Carnes argues that fraternal rituals created a fantasy world antithetical to prevailing religious practices, gender roles, and institutional structures, offering a male religious counterculture that opposed an increasingly liberal and feminized Protestantism. An] original and compelling study...Making use of anthropology as well as social history, Carnes is probably the first outsider to take these rituals seriously...Playing the role of a graceful, controlling into these mysteries, Carnes slowly unveils his…    
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Book details

List price: $18.00
Copyright year: 1981
Publisher: Yale University Press
Publication date: 9/10/1981
Binding: Paperback
Pages: 146
Size: 0.61" wide x 0.92" long x 0.04" tall
Weight: 0.550
Language: English

Preparing for the Examinations
the District and Prefectural Examinations
the Qualifying Examination
the "Annual" and Special Preliminary Examinations
the Provincial Examination and Reexamination
the Metropolitan Examination and Reexamination
the Palace Examination and the Court Review
the Military Examination System
the Special Examinations
an Evaluation of the Examination System
Appendix Suggestions for Further Reading
Important Events in the Chronology of the Examination System