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The fox and the jewel : shared and private meanings in contemporary Japanese Inari worship

Author: Karen Ann Smyers
Publisher: Honolulu, Hawai'i : University of Hawai'i Press, 1999.
Edition/Format:   Print book : EnglishView all editions and formats
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The deity Inari has been worshipped in Japan since at least the early eighth century. In this insightful study, the author explores the worship of Inari in the context of homogeneity and diversity in  Read more...

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Document Type: Book
All Authors / Contributors: Karen Ann Smyers
ISBN: 0824820584 9780824820589 0824821025 9780824821029
OCLC Number: 924759923
Description: viii, 271 p. : illustrations, map ; 24 cm
Contents: Ch. 1. Introducing Inari --
Ch. 2. Priestly Traditions and Shamanic Influences --
Ch. 3. Symbolizing Inari: The Fox --
Ch. 4. Symbolizing Inari: The Jewel --
Ch. 5. A God of One's Own: Individualizing Inari --
Ch. 6. Shared Semantics and Private Persuasions --
Ch. 7. From Rice to Riches --
the Inclusiveness of Inari.
Responsibility: Karen A. Smyers.
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Prasentiert faszinierendes ethnographisches Material und bietet Einblick in die Ablaufe an bedeutenden Kultstatten Japans.-- "NOAG" Richement documentee-- "Archives de Sciences Sociales des Read more...

 
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