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Product Description: For more than a millennium, the fox has been a ubiquitous figure at the margins of the Japanese collective imagination. In the writings of the nobility and the motifs of popular literature, the fox is known as a shapeshifter, able to assume various forms in order to deceive others...read more (view table of contents, read Amazon.com's description)

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9780415968218 | Routledge, December 1, 2003, cover price $150.00 | About this edition: For more than a millennium, the fox has been a ubiquitous figure at the margins of the Japanese collective imagination.

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Product Description: This book describes the rich complexity of Inari worship in contemporary Japan. It explores questions of institutional and popular power in religion, demonstrates the ways people make religious figures personally meaningful, and documents the kinds of communicative styles that preserve the appearance of homogeneity in the face of astonishing factionalism...read more (view table of contents, read Amazon.com's description)

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9780824820589 | Univ of Hawaii Pr, January 1, 1999, cover price $49.00 | About this edition: This book describes the rich complexity of Inari worship in contemporary Japan.

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9780824821029 | Univ of Hawaii Pr, December 1, 1998, cover price $32.00 | About this edition: The deity Inari has been worshipped in Japan since at least the early eighth century and today is a revered presence in such varied venues as Shinto shrines, Buddhist temples, factories, theaters, private households, restaurants, beauty shops, and rice fields.
9780060620660, titled "Jesus and the Four Gospels" | Harpercollins, June 1, 1979, cover price $11.95 | also contains Jesus and the Four Gospels | About this edition: 1979, Harper & Row Publishers.

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Product Description: 1979, Harper & Row Publishers. "Jesus Christ is a crucial figure of history. Today he is worshipped as God by millions, and his teaching continues to influence individuals, even whole societies. His life has been dramatized and written about many times; he is the star of film and musical...read more

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9780060620660 | Harpercollins, June 1, 1979, cover price $11.95 | also contains The Fox and the Jewel: Shared and Private Meanings in Contemporary Japanese Inari Worship | About this edition: 1979, Harper & Row Publishers.

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