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Japanese Rainmaking and Other Folk Practices
Japanese Rainmaking and Other Folk Practices
Author: Geoffrey Bownas, Pauline Brown (line drawings)
The ritual of rainmaking is one of half a dozen Japanese folk practices or festivals described in this book. As with most of the practices examined, the story of rainmaking ceremonies begins with personal experiences and then uses the writings of Japanese folklorists to record significant local variations and to construct a general account of th...  more »
ISBN: 406760
Publication Date: 1963
Pages: 176
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Publisher: George Allen & Unwin
Book Type: Hardcover
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