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Ghosts and the Japanese : Cultural Experience in Japanese Death Legends
by Michiko Iwasaka and Barre Toelken and David J. Hufford


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The Japanese have ambivalent attitudes toward death, deeply rooted in pre-Buddhist traditions. In this scholarly but accessible work, authors Iwasaka and Toelken show that everyday beliefs and customs--particularly death traditions--offer special insight into the living culture of Japan.  Read more...


 
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Overview

The Japanese have ambivalent attitudes toward death, deeply rooted in pre-Buddhist traditions. In this scholarly but accessible work, authors Iwasaka and Toelken show that everyday beliefs and customs--particularly death traditions--offer special insight into the living culture of Japan.

 
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  • ISBN-13: 9780874211795
  • ISBN-10: 0874211794
  • Publisher: Utah State University Press
  • Publish Date: December 1994
  • Page Count: 162
  • Reading Level: Ages 17-UP
  • Dimensions: 8.44 x 5.58 x 0.45 inches
  • Shipping Weight: 0.52 pounds


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