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Author: William H Newell
Publisher: The Hague : Mouton ; Chicago : Distributed in the USA and Canada by Aldine, 1976.
Series: World anthropology.
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Ancestors.
The Hague : Mouton ; Chicago : Distributed in the USA and Canada by Aldine, 1976
(OCoLC)557717241
Material Type: Conference publication
Document Type: Book
All Authors / Contributors: William H Newell
ISBN: 0202900363 9780202900360 0317600966 9780317600964 902797859X 9789027978592
OCLC Number: 2576802
Notes: Papers prepared for the 9th International Congress of Anthropological and Ethnological Sciences, Chicago, 1973.
Description: xv, 403 pages, [4] leaves of plates : illustrations ; 24 cm.
Contents: An introductory commentary / by Meyer Fortes --
Good and bad ancestors / by William H. Newell --
Who are the "ancestors" in Japan? : a 1963 census of memorial tablets / by Robert J. Smith --
A structural analysis of Japanese ancestral rites and beliefs / by Herman Ooms --
Optional cult group affiliation among the Puyuma and Miyako islanders ; A note on ancestor worship in "cognatic" societies / by Toichi Mabuchi --
"Family religion" in Japan : Ie and its religious faith ; Recent trends in studies of ancestor worship in Japan / by Choshu Takeda --
Ancestor worship in Japan : facts and history / by Takashi Maeda --
Ancestors and nobility in ancient Japan / by Richard J. Miller --
Dōzoku and ancestor worship in Japan / by Shoji Yonemura --
The malevolent ancestor : ancestral influence in a Japanese religious sect / by Karen Kerner --
Ancestral influence on the suffering of descendents in a Japanese cult / by Takie Sugiyama Lebra --
A note on the enshrinement of ancestral tablets at Zamami Island, Okinawa / by Makio Matsuzono --
Ancestral memorialism : a comparison of Jews and Japanese / by Howard Wimberley and Joel Savishinsky --
Characteristic features of Ewe ancestor worship / by D.K. Fiawoo --
Ancestorcide! : are African ancestors dead? / by Victor C. Uchendu --
Youth as elders and infants as ancestors : the complementarity of alternate generations, both living and dead, in Tiriki, Kenya and Irigwe, Nigeria / by Walter H. Sangree --
Ancestors, geomancy, and mediums in Taiwan / by G. Seaman --
Prophylactic medicine and kin units among Yao ancestor worshipers / by Douglas Miles --
Chinese geomancy and ancestor worship : a further discussion / by Yih-yuan Li --
Aspects of ancestor worship in northern Taiwan / by Arthur P. Wolf --
Ancestors proper and peripheral / by Sung-hsing Wang --
The ancestors at home : domestic worship in a land-poor Taiwanese village / by C. Stevan Harrell.
Series Title: World anthropology.
Responsibility: editor William H. Newell.

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