On the Manners and Customs of the Loochooans

On the Manners and Customs of the Loochooans : Transactions of the Asiatic Society of Japan V21


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This book is a facsimile reprint and may contain imperfections such as marks, notations, marginalia and flawed pages. Basil Hall Chamberlain Spent One Month In Okinawa (Loochoo) And This Is His Effort To Bring Before The Society Some Of The Most Noteworthy Characteristics Of The Land And People. The Paper Discusses Tombs And Funeral/Burial Practices, Marriage And The Practice Of Using Marriage Brokers, Physical Characteristics, Wear Of Hairpins (Rank/Class Being Distinguished By Gold, Sliver, Pewter Or Wood, Snakes Which He Calls "The Greatest Curse Of Loochoo, Lack Of Religious Influence, The Loochooan Language, National Character And The Role Of Women.

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  • Paperback | 336 pages
  • 152 x 229 x 18mm | 449g
  • 10 Sep 2010
  • Kessinger Publishing
  • English
  • 116296524X
  • 9781162965246
  • 989,957

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