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Ritual Practice In Modern Japan Ordering Place, People, And Action by Satsuki Kawano

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Published by University of Hawaii Press .
Written in English


  • Religious rites & ceremonies,
  • Social Science,
  • Japan,
  • Ethnic Studies - General,
  • Archaeology / Anthropology,
  • Rites and ceremonies,
  • Sociology,
  • Kamakura-shi,
  • Anthropology - Cultural,
  • Customs & Traditions,
  • Fasts and feasts,
  • Festivals

Book details:

The Physical Object
Number of Pages152
ID Numbers
Open LibraryOL8161892M
ISBN 100824828771
ISBN 109780824828776

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