The Forgotten Japanese: Encounters with Rural Life and Folklore
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The Forgotten Japanese: Encounters with Rural Life and Folklore

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Tsuneichi Miyamoto (1907-1981), a leading Japanese folklore scholar and rural advocate, walked 160,000 kilometers to conduct interviews and capture a dying way of life. This collection of photos, vignettes, and life stories from pre- and postwar rural Japan is the first English translation of his modern Japanese classic. From blowfish to landslides, Miyamoto's stories come...more
ebook, 320 pages
Published March 1st 2010 by Stone Bridge Press
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I enjoyed this documentation, a glimpse into a way of life that is largely gone.
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Tsuneichi Miyamoto (宮本常一) was a Japanese ethnologist focusing on life in rural Japan.
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Shio no michi Minzokugaku No Tabi Echizen Itoshiro Minzokushi, Sonota (Miyamoto Tsuneichi Chosakushu) (Japanese Edition) Izabera Bādo No "Nihon Okuchi Kikō" O Yomu

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