Studies in Japanese folklore.
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Published by Kennikat Press in Port Washington, N.Y .
Written in English



  • Japan,
  • Japan.


  • Folklore -- Japan.,
  • Japan -- Social life and customs.

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Edition Notes

Includes bibliographical references.

StatementGeneral editor: Richard M. Dorson. Advisory editors: Toichi Mabuchi [and] Tokihiko Oto. [Chief translator: Yasuyo Ishiwara]
LC ClassificationsGR340 .D6613 1973
The Physical Object
Paginationix, 347 p.
Number of Pages347
ID Numbers
Open LibraryOL5303094M
ISBN 100804617252
LC Control Number72085289

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