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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.
Bibliography Note Includes bibliographical references and index.
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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.
Contents 4. Economic Development and Temple Economics in JapanNotes; Note on Transliteration; Glossary of Terms; A; B; C; D; E; F; G; H; I; J; K; M; N; O; P; R; S; T; U; W; Y; Z; Bibliography; Index; A; B; C; D; E; F; G; H; I; J; K; L; M; N; O; P; Q; R; S; T; U; V; W; Y; Z
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.