This work views Japanese myths in their social, historical, and cultural context - how they emerged and how they reflect and influence Japanese life. It helps readers sort through the multiple names and spellings, as well as story variations, of Japan's most popular mythic figures.
ABC-CLIO; October 2003
- ISBN 9781576074688
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- Title: Handbook of Japanese Mythology
- Author: Michael Ashkenazi