Ghosts and the Japanese : cultural experience in Japanese death legends /

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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Main Author: Iwasaka, Michiko, 1945-
Other Authors: Toelken, Barre.
Format: Book Electronic
Language:English
Published:Logan, Utah : Utah State University Press, 1994.
Series:Book collections on Project MUSE.
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