The Catalpa Bow: A Study of Shamanistic Practices in Japan / Edition 1

The Catalpa Bow: A Study of Shamanistic Practices in Japan / Edition 1

by Carmen Blacker
     
 

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ISBN-10: 1873410859

ISBN-13: 9781873410851

Pub. Date: 12/01/1999

Publisher: Taylor & Francis

This classic work describes shamanic figures surviving in Japan today, their initiatory dreams, ascetic practices, the supernatural beings with whom they communicate, and the geography of the other world in myth and legend.

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This classic work describes shamanic figures surviving in Japan today, their initiatory dreams, ascetic practices, the supernatural beings with whom they communicate, and the geography of the other world in myth and legend.

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ISBN-13:
9781873410851
Publisher:
Taylor & Francis
Publication date:
12/01/1999
Series:
Japan Library
Edition description:
3RD
Pages:
384
Product dimensions:
6.10(w) x 9.20(h) x 1.10(d)

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