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FOLK RELIGION IN JAPAN: CONTINUITY AND CHANGE (HASKELL LECTURES ON HISTORY OF RELIGIONS)

By: Hori, Ichiro

Price: ¥2,000.00

Publisher: University Of Chicago Press: 1969

Seller ID: RWARE0000036131

ISBN: 0226353338

Condition: Very Good


Ichiro Hori's is the first book in Western literature to portray how Shinto , Buddhist, Confucian, and Taoist elements, as well as all manner of archai c magical beliefs and practices, are fused on the folk level. (HARDCOVER EDITION NO DJ) Folk religion, transmitted by the common people from generation to generation, has greatly conditioned the political, economic, and cultural development of Japan and continues to satisfy the emotional and religious needs of the people. Hori examines the organic relationship between the Japanese social structure-the family kinship system, village and communi... View more info