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Tables of Contents for Japanese Warrior Monks Ad 949-1603
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Introduction
4
4
The First Warrior Monks, AD 949--1185
4
8
Who were the warrior monks?
Enryakuji: The protector of the state
The first temple feuds
Enryakuji and Miidera
The rivalry continues
The warrior monks in the Gempei War
The Warrior Monks in Transition, 1185--1467
12
2
The Prince of the Great Pagoda
Enryakuji versus Zen
The Warrior Monks in the Sengoku Period, 1467--1602
14
14
The rise of the Ikko-ikki
The Ikko-ikki of Mikawa
Oda Nobunaga and the Ikko-ikki
The Lotus warriors The destruction of Mount Hiei
The Nagashima campaign
The fall of Ishiyama Honganji
The last warrior monks
Rebuilding a tradition
The Warrior Monks' Appearance and Equipment
28
14
Costume
Weapons
The costume and weapons of the Ikko-ikki
Belief and Belonging
42
3
From tolerance to trouble-making
The religious world of the Ikko-ikki
Warrior Monk Recruitment and Service
45
2
Benkei
The monk martial artist
The samurai monks
Daily Life and Training
47
1
Daily life at Negoroji
The warrior monk's diet
The Warrior Monk on Campaign
48
3
The monastic protest march
Street fighting
The Warrior Monks in Battle
51
8
Individual weapon skills
The warrior monk army in battle
The warrior monk tactics in the 14th century
The Ikko-ikki in battle
The warrior monks and firearms
Museum Collections and Places to Visit
59
1
Select Bibliography and Further Reading
60
1
Glossary
61
1
Colour Plate Commentary
61
3
Index
64