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Author Smith, Robert J. (Robert John), 1927-2016.

Title Ancestor worship in contemporary Japan / Robert J. Smith
Published Stanford, Calif. : Stanford University Press, 1974


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Description xix, 266 pages, 4 unnumbered leaves of plates : illustrations ; 24 cm
Contents History and evolution of the ancestor worship in Japan -- Nature of dieties -- Various kinds of spirits -- Timing and character of memorialism and veneration -- Census of memorial tables, etc
Notes Errata slip inserted
Bibliography Includes bibliographical references (pages 247-258) and index
Subject 880-01 Ancestor worship -- Japan.
880-01 Културна антропология -- Japan.
Ancestor worship -- Japan.
LC no. 74082780
ISBN 0804708738