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The fox and the jewel

shared and private meanings in contemporary Japanese inari worship

by Karen Ann Smyers

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Published by University of Hawaii Press in Honolulu .
Written in English

    Places:
  • Japan.
    • Subjects:
    • Inari.,
    • Foxes -- Religious aspects.,
    • Cults -- Japan.

    • Edition Notes

      Includes bibliographical references (p. [247]-263) and index.

      StatementKaren A. Smyers.
      Classifications
      LC ClassificationsBL2211.I5 S69 1999
      The Physical Object
      Paginationviii, 271 p. :
      Number of Pages271
      ID Numbers
      Open LibraryOL372942M
      ISBN 100824820584, 0824821025
      LC Control Number98034604

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