Japanese scholarship on Southeast Asian villages

a socio-anthropological view.
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Center for Southeast Asian Studies, Kyoto University] , [Kyoto
Ethnology -- Southeast Asia., Anthropology -- Research -- J


Southeast Asia., J

SeriesCenter for Southeast Asian Studies. Discussion paper no. 38, Discussion paper (Kyōto Daigaku. Tōnan Ajia Kenky⁻u Sentā) ;, no. 38.
LC ClassificationsGN635.S58 M59
The Physical Object
Pagination45 l.
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Open LibraryOL5096549M
LC Control Number74168352

OCLC Number: Notes: "Some of the papers in this volume were presented in a Southeast Asia Regional Council panel at the annual Association of Asian. It is a combination of animism giving spirits to inanimate objects, and the worship of great deities like the sun goddess.

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