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Ghosts and the Japanese

cultural experience in Japanese death legends

by Michiko Iwasaka

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Published by Utah State University Press in Logan, Utah .
Written in English

    Places:
  • Japan,
  • Japan.
    • Subjects:
    • Folklore -- Japan,
    • Death -- Japan -- Folklore,
    • Death -- Social aspects -- Japan,
    • Legends -- Japan -- History and criticism,
    • Funeral rites and ceremonies -- Japan,
    • Japan -- Social life and customs

    • Edition Notes

      Includes bibliographical references (p. 125-131) and index.

      Statementby Michiko Iwasaka and Barre Toelken.
      ContributionsToelken, Barre.
      Classifications
      LC ClassificationsGR340 .I868 1994
      The Physical Object
      Paginationxx, 138 p. :
      Number of Pages138
      ID Numbers
      Open LibraryOL1093195M
      ISBN 100874211794
      LC Control Number94017577

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