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Japanese Mythology (World of Mythology…

Japanese Mythology (World of Mythology (Abdo))

by Jim Ollhoff

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A complete collection of Japanese mythology.
  HaleyCarlson | May 12, 2017 |
This is a tales of Japanese Mythology. There are many gods and goddesses and creation myths. I enjoy reading about different cultural mythologies.
  kiahbremframe | Mar 17, 2017 |
A good book to understand Japanese culture and values. A collection of Japanese art, paintings, and photos illustrate Japanese culture's uniqueness. ( )
  hohuen | Jul 3, 2016 |
A retelling of the Shinto myths, or creation stories, that emerged throughout Japan. These beliefs did not develop due to a profit or from a sacred writing but rather the collected tales of stories of gods and goddesses told by the people of Japan and the Kami islands. The author addresses the slight regional variations of these oral traditions, conveying the holistic story. The introduction to this book offers history on Japan which I find very helpful and informative in providing a context for myself and readers. The end of this book provides a glossary, also very helpful.
  emifoltz | Aug 13, 2015 |
B Great intro for young readers to the mythology of other countries than Greece. Very simple stories to whet young appetites with pictures/drawings to support them.
  burtmiller | Jun 6, 2015 |
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Introduces popular themes in Japanese mythology, such as creation stories, the Oni, and the Sun goddess Amaterasu, and explains the importance of myth to the country's ancient and modern inhabitants.

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