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Folk Cultures of Japan and East Asia

by TARYO, Obayashi, et al

Condition: Very Good

Tokyo: Sophia University Press, 1966. First Edition. Card Covers. Very Good. Monumenta Nipponica Monographs, No. 25. 163 p. 26 cm. Map and b&w plates. Beige softcover.

Compiled on the occasion of the 11th Pacific Science Congress, Tokyo, Aug. 22 - Sept. 10, 1966. Topics include: origins of Japanese mythology; mortuary customs and the family kinship system in Japan and Ryuku, rice rites in Japan and the Ryukus; Shaman priestesses in Japan and Okinawa; Taiwanese feasts and customs; socio-political organization among mountain peoples of Formosa; ethnic configurations in southern China.

  • Bookseller: Attic Books CA (CA)
  • Bookseller Inventory #: 102883
  • Title: Folk Cultures of Japan and East Asia
  • Author: TARYO, Obayashi, et al
  • Format/binding: Card Covers
  • Book condition: Used - Very Good
  • Quantity available: 1
  • Edition: First Edition
  • Publisher: Sophia University Press
  • Place: Tokyo
  • Date published: 1966
  • Keywords: Ethnology, East Asia, Congresses, Anthropology, Folklore, Japan, Mythology, Family, Kinship, Rice, Shaman, Religion, Okinawa, Taiwan, Formosa, China, Mortuary customs, Ryuku, Okinawa
  • Bookseller catalogs: Anthropology;


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