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Ancestors.

By: Series: World Anthropology SerPublisher: Berlin/Boston : De Gruyter, Inc., 1976Copyright date: ©1979Description: 1 online resource (426 pages)Content type:
  • text
Media type:
  • computer
Carrier type:
  • online resource
ISBN:
  • 9783110805314
Subject(s): Genre/Form: Additional physical formats: Print version:: AncestorsLOC classification:
  • BL467.A5 1976eb
Online resources:
Contents:
Intro -- General Editor'S Preface -- Preface -- An Introductory Commentary -- Good And Bad Ancestors -- Section One -- Who Are The "Ancestors" In Japan? A 1963 Census Of Memorial Tablets -- A Structural Analysis Of Japanese Ancestral Rites And Beliefs -- Optional Cult Group Affiliation Among The Puyuma And The Miyako Islanders -- A Note On Ancestor Worship In "Cognatic" Societies -- "Family Religion" In Japan: Ie And Its Religious Faith -- Recent Trends In Studies Of Ancestor Worship In Japan -- Ancestor Worship In Japan: Facts And History -- Ancestors And Nobility In Ancient Japan -- Dōzoku And Ancestor Worship In Japan -- The Malevolent Ancestor: Ancestral Influence In A Japanese Religious Sect -- Ancestral Influence On The Suffering Of Descendents In A Japanese Cult -- A Note On The Enshrinement Of Ancestral Tablets At Zamami Island, Okinawa -- Ancestor Memorialism: A Comparison Of Jews And Japanese -- Section Two -- Characteristic Features Of Ewe Ancestor Worship -- Ancestorcide! Are African Ancestors Dead? -- Youth As Elders And Infants As Ancestors: The Complementarity Of Alternate Generations, Both Living And Dead, In Tiriki, Kenya, And Irigwe, Nigeria -- Section Three -- Ancestors, Geomancy, And Mediums In Taiwan -- Prophylactic Medicine And Kin Units Among Yao Ancestor Worshipers -- Chinese Geomancy And Ancestor Worship: A Further Discussion -- Aspects Of Ancestor Worship In Northern Taiwan -- Ancestors Proper And Peripheral -- The Ancestors At Home: Domestic Worship In A Land-Poor Taiwanese Village -- Biographical Notes -- Index Of Names -- Index Of Subjects.
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Intro -- General Editor'S Preface -- Preface -- An Introductory Commentary -- Good And Bad Ancestors -- Section One -- Who Are The "Ancestors" In Japan? A 1963 Census Of Memorial Tablets -- A Structural Analysis Of Japanese Ancestral Rites And Beliefs -- Optional Cult Group Affiliation Among The Puyuma And The Miyako Islanders -- A Note On Ancestor Worship In "Cognatic" Societies -- "Family Religion" In Japan: Ie And Its Religious Faith -- Recent Trends In Studies Of Ancestor Worship In Japan -- Ancestor Worship In Japan: Facts And History -- Ancestors And Nobility In Ancient Japan -- Dōzoku And Ancestor Worship In Japan -- The Malevolent Ancestor: Ancestral Influence In A Japanese Religious Sect -- Ancestral Influence On The Suffering Of Descendents In A Japanese Cult -- A Note On The Enshrinement Of Ancestral Tablets At Zamami Island, Okinawa -- Ancestor Memorialism: A Comparison Of Jews And Japanese -- Section Two -- Characteristic Features Of Ewe Ancestor Worship -- Ancestorcide! Are African Ancestors Dead? -- Youth As Elders And Infants As Ancestors: The Complementarity Of Alternate Generations, Both Living And Dead, In Tiriki, Kenya, And Irigwe, Nigeria -- Section Three -- Ancestors, Geomancy, And Mediums In Taiwan -- Prophylactic Medicine And Kin Units Among Yao Ancestor Worshipers -- Chinese Geomancy And Ancestor Worship: A Further Discussion -- Aspects Of Ancestor Worship In Northern Taiwan -- Ancestors Proper And Peripheral -- The Ancestors At Home: Domestic Worship In A Land-Poor Taiwanese Village -- Biographical Notes -- Index Of Names -- Index Of Subjects.

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