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The Japanese culture of mourning whales : whale graves and memorial monuments in Japan / Mayumi Itoh.

Author/Creator:
Itoh, Mayumi, 1954- author.
Publication:
Singapore : Palgrave Macmillan, [2018]
Format/Description:
Book
xxi, 267 pages : illustrations, map ; 22 cm
Subjects:
Whaling -- Japan -- Religious aspects.
Whaling -- Social aspects -- Japan.
Whales -- Japan -- Religious aspects.
Whales -- Social aspects -- Japan.
Japan -- Civilization.
Japan -- Religion.
National characteristics, Japanese.
Contents:
1. Introduction
2. Historical background
3. Whaling culture and whale graves in the Hokkaido and Tōhoku regions
4. Whale shrines and temples in the Kantō region
5. Whale graves and monuments in the Chūbu and Hokuriku regions
6. Sacred mountains of Buddhism and Shintoism and whaling culture in the Kansai-Kinki regions
7. Pure Land Buddhism and whaling culture in the Chūgoku region
8. Pilgrimage of eighty-eight temples and whale graves in the Shikoku region
9. Buddhism, Catholicism, Shintoism, and whaling culture in the Kyūshū region
10. Conclusion.
Notes:
"This Palgrave Macmillan imprint is published by Springer Nature"--Title page verso.
Includes bibliographical references and index.
ISBN:
9811066701
9789811066702
OCLC:
1002005084
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