The Great Loochoo: A Study of Okinawan Village Life

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University of California Press, 1955 - Ethnology - 324 pages
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Contents

Introduction l
1
Geography and Cultural History
6
Three Okinawan Villages
46
The Okinawan Dwelling
62
Village Commerce and Traditional Financing
73
The Family System
88
Inheritance Land Tenure and Land Use
110
Agriculture
131
Infancy to Early Adulthood
198
Maturity and Old Age
223
Community Life
251
Religion
282
Environmental and Social Change
295
Appendix
303
Notes
306
Index
317

The Fishing and Stonecutting of MinatogawaNagamo
160
The Forests of Matsuda
179

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