The Resource Japanese rainmaking and other folk practices, Geoffrey Bownas

Japanese rainmaking and other folk practices, Geoffrey Bownas

Label
Japanese rainmaking and other folk practices
Title
Japanese rainmaking and other folk practices
Statement of responsibility
Geoffrey Bownas
Creator
Subject
Genre
Language
  • eng
  • eng
Summary
The ritual of rainmaking is one of half a dozen Japanese folk practices and festivals described in this book. The story of rainmaking ceremonies begins with personal experience and then draws on the work of Japanese folklorists to record significant local variations and to construct a general account of the history and purpose of the ceremony.<BR> Field research was conducted during study visits to Kyoto, to Tenri in Nara Prefecture and to Shiga Prefecture.<BR> The chapter order follows the year cycle, from New Year via early summer purificatory festivals and rainmaking ceremonial to the feas
Cataloging source
MiAaPQ
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Bownas, Geoffrey
Dewey number
398.3630952
Illustrations
illustrations
Index
no index present
Language note
English
LC call number
GR340
LC item number
.B69 2004
Literary form
non fiction
Nature of contents
dictionaries
Series statement
  • Routledge library editions.
  • Witchcraft, folklore and mythology
Series volume
I
http://library.link/vocab/subjectName
  • Folklore
  • Japan
Label
Japanese rainmaking and other folk practices, Geoffrey Bownas
Instantiates
Publication
Copyright
Note
  • Reprint. Originally published in 1963 by George Allen & Unwin Ltd
  • "With line drawings by Pauline Brown"--Original title page
Carrier category
online resource
Carrier category code
cr
Content category
text
Content type code
txt
Contents
Cover ; Japanese Rainmaking ; Title Page ; Copyright Page ; Original Title Page ; Original Copyright Page ; Preface ; Table of Contents ; One Introduction ; Two The New Year ; Three Births, Marriages and Deaths ; Four Gion Festival ; Five Bon ; Six Rainmaking ; Seven Tenri and Yamato ; Eight Taboo ; Nine The Village Year
Dimensions
unknown
Extent
1 online resource (179 p.)
Form of item
online
Isbn
9780415866699
Media category
computer
Media type code
c
Specific material designation
remote
System control number
  • (CKB)2550000001131239
  • (EBL)1474592
  • (OCoLC)864414419
  • (SSID)ssj0001161325
  • (PQKBManifestationID)11677286
  • (PQKBTitleCode)TC0001161325
  • (PQKBWorkID)11127087
  • (PQKB)11712850
  • (MiAaPQ)EBC1474592
  • (EXLCZ)992550000001131239
Label
Japanese rainmaking and other folk practices, Geoffrey Bownas
Publication
Copyright
Note
  • Reprint. Originally published in 1963 by George Allen & Unwin Ltd
  • "With line drawings by Pauline Brown"--Original title page
Carrier category
online resource
Carrier category code
cr
Content category
text
Content type code
txt
Contents
Cover ; Japanese Rainmaking ; Title Page ; Copyright Page ; Original Title Page ; Original Copyright Page ; Preface ; Table of Contents ; One Introduction ; Two The New Year ; Three Births, Marriages and Deaths ; Four Gion Festival ; Five Bon ; Six Rainmaking ; Seven Tenri and Yamato ; Eight Taboo ; Nine The Village Year
Dimensions
unknown
Extent
1 online resource (179 p.)
Form of item
online
Isbn
9780415866699
Media category
computer
Media type code
c
Specific material designation
remote
System control number
  • (CKB)2550000001131239
  • (EBL)1474592
  • (OCoLC)864414419
  • (SSID)ssj0001161325
  • (PQKBManifestationID)11677286
  • (PQKBTitleCode)TC0001161325
  • (PQKBWorkID)11127087
  • (PQKB)11712850
  • (MiAaPQ)EBC1474592
  • (EXLCZ)992550000001131239

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