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Title Glimpses of an unfamiliar Japan : first series / Lafcadio Hearn.
Imprint [Auckland] : The Floating Press, [2012]


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Bibliog. Includes bibliographical references.
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Subject Japan -- Description and travel.
Japan -- Religious life and customs.
Contents Title; Contents; Preface; Chapter One -- My First Day in the Orient; Chapter Two -- The Writing of Kobodaishi; Chapter Three -- Jizo; Chapter Four -- A Pilgrimage to Enoshima; Chapter Five -- At the Market of the Dead; Chapter Six -- Bon-Odori; Chapter Seven -- The Chief City of the Province of the Gods; Chapter Eight -- Kitzuki: The Most Ancient Shrine of Japan; Chapter Nine -- In the Cave of the Children's Ghosts; Chapter Ten -- At Mionoseki; Chapter Eleven -- Notes on Kitzuki; Chapter Twelve -- At Hinomisaki; Chapter Thirteen -- Shinju; Chapter Fourteen -- Yaegaki-Jinja; Chapter Fifteen -- Kitsune.
Summary Scholar and self-taught ethnographer Lafcadio Hearn spent much of his life documenting and interpreting Japanese culture for Western audiences. His observations and essays in Glimpses of an Unfamiliar Japan offer an exciting look into the daily lives of the Japanese in a bygone era.