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Japanese rainmaking, and other folk practices

Geoffrey Bownas

Japanese rainmaking, and other folk practices

by Geoffrey Bownas

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Published by Allen and Unwin in London .
Written in English


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StatementGeoffrey Bownas ; with line drawings by Pauline Brown.
ID Numbers
Open LibraryOL13817931M

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Japanese rainmaking, and other folk practices by Geoffrey Bownas Download PDF EPUB FB2

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 by: 4.

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.

The ritual of rainmaking is one of and other folk practices book 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 : Taylor And Francis.

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