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Handbook of Japanese mythology

Author: Michael Ashkenazi
Publisher: Santa Barbara, Calif. : ABC-CLIO, ©2003.
Series: Handbooks of world mythology.
Edition/Format:   Print book : Juvenile audience : EnglishView all editions and formats
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Provides an introduction to the mythology of Japan, viewing the myths in their social, historical, and cultural context.
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Genre/Form: Juvenile works
Ouvrages pour la jeunesse
Material Type: Juvenile audience, Internet resource
Document Type: Book, Internet Resource
All Authors / Contributors: Michael Ashkenazi
ISBN: 1576074676 9781576074671 1576074684 9781576074688 9791576074670
OCLC Number: 52086161
Description: xvii, 375 pages : illustrations ; 26 cm.
Contents: Mythic time and space --
Deities, themes, and concepts.
Series Title: Handbooks of world mythology.
Responsibility: Michael Ashkenazi.
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An introductory guide to the mythology of Japan--one of the most pervasive yet least understood facets of Japanese culture.  Read more...

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