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

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

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By (author) Basil Hall Chamberlain

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  • Publisher: Kessinger Publishing
  • Format: Paperback | 336 pages
  • Dimensions: 229mm x 152mm x 18mm | 449g
  • Publication date: 10 September 2010
  • ISBN 10: 116296524X
  • ISBN 13: 9781162965246

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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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