Japanese Mythology A to Z

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Infobase Publishing, 2009 - Electronic books - 163 pages
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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:


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There are better books out there regarding this topic. I'd suggest passing on purchasing this title, its a better in-house read at your local library. Good for a quick reference but by no means an in depth resource. Read full review


Major Shinto Gods and Goddesses
Major Buddhist Deities
Selected Bibliography

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About the author (2009)

Jeremy Roberts (cowriter) has written on a variety of subjects. His nonfiction work includes biographies of Mussolini and Joan of Arc for A&E Books.

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