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Author Smith, Bardwell L., 1925-
Title Narratives of sorrow and dignity : Japanese women, pregnancy loss, and modern rituals of grieving / Bardwell L. Smith.
Imprint New York : Oxford University Press, 2013.

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Series Oxford ritual studies.
Oxford ritual studies.
Subject Fetal propitiatory rites -- Buddhism.
Fetal propitiatory rites -- Japan.
Abortion -- Religious aspects -- Buddhism.
Buddhist women -- Religious life -- Japan.
Description 1 online resource (xvii, 410 pages).
Bibliography Note Includes bibliographical references and index.
Summary Here, Bardwell L. Smith offers a fresh perspective on mizuko kuyo, the Japanese ceremony performed to bring solace to those who have experienced miscarriage, stillbirth, or abortion.
Note Print version record.
ISBN 9780199942145 (electronic bk.)
0199942145 (electronic bk.)
9780199942138
0199942137
9780199942152
0199942153
OCLC # 844235231
Additional Format Print version: Smith, Bardwell L., 1925- Narratives of sorrow and dignity. New York : Oxford University Press, 2013 9780199942138 (DLC) 2012042673 (OCoLC)823380559.