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Japanese Mythology A to Z, Second Edition

In a world thought to have been created—and nearly destroyed—by the primordial gods Izanagi and Izanami, mythic heroes battled ferocious dragons and giant spiders, while ordinary bamboo cutters a… (See Below for Full Description)
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In a world thought to have been created—and nearly destroyed—by the primordial gods Izanagi and Izanami, mythic heroes battled ferocious dragons and giant spiders, while ordinary bamboo cutters and farmers made unexpected contact with the supernatural. Japanese Mythology A to Z, Second Edition is a valuable, colorful reference for anyone with an interest in mythology or Japanese culture.

Coverage includes:

  • The early Japanese deities who created the world and the later deities who protect it
  • Kami, the spirits of all aspects of the living world
  • Animals and mythological creatures
  • Demons and bogeymen
  • Shrines and other sacred places
  • Stories from Kojiki and other historical records of ancient myths
  • Historical emperors, empresses, heroes, and heroines whose deeds live on in legend
  • And more.

Additional Info

ISBN-13 978-1-60413-435-3
ISBN-10 1604134356
eBook ISBN 978-1-4381-2802-3
Bundle Options Individual
Language English
Publisher Infobase Learning
From the Series Mythology A To Z
Author Jeremy Roberts
Publication Date 10/1/2009
Book's Binding Hardcover
Imprint Chelsea House
Specifications Full-color photographs, illustrations, and maps. Bibliography. Cross-references. Appendixes. Index.
Available Formats Print & eBook

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