1902: Mikami Sanji's Critical Article
'Fuke-shū ni tsuite', "About the Fuke Sect"
Mikami Sanji is a renowned and respected Japanese professor of Japanese language, literature and history who lived from 1865 to 1939.
Prof. Mikami crowned his academic carreer in the office as Dean of the Faculty of Letters at Tōkyō Imperial University
Mikami Sanji produced possibly the very first "critical" study of the so called 'Fuke-shū', the "Fuke Sect", during the Edo Period, 1603 to 1867-68.
I have made a scanning of the best printed version of this very siginificant 2-part article that I could find - please click the links below:
Mikami Sanji: 'Fuke-shū ni tsuite'.
In: Shigaku zasshi 13, no. 4, 1902, pp. 61-76,
& Shigaku zasshi 13, no. 5, 1902, pp. 64-82.
You may read about Mikami Sanji here:
In English c/o Wikimedia
In Japanese c/o Wikipedia
Mikami Sanji, 1902: Fukeshū ni tsuite 1 page 61
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Mikami Sanji, 1902: Fukeshū ni tsuite 2 page 64-65
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