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On The Manners And Customs Of The Loochooans: Transactions Of The Asiatic Society Of Japan V21

Basil Hall Chamberlain

On The Manners And Customs Of The Loochooans is a book written by Basil Hall Chamberlain, which covers the various aspects of the culture and lifestyle of the Loochooan people, who are the inhabitants of the Ryukyu Islands in Japan. The book is a part of the Transactions of the Asiatic Society of Japan, Volume 21. Chamberlain provides a detailed account of the Loochooan society, including their language, religion, social customs, and political structure. He also describes their daily life, food habits, clothing, and housing, as well as their art, music, and dance forms. The book also discusses the history of the Ryukyu Islands and their relations with Japan and China. Chamberlain highlights the unique position of the Loochooans as a bridge between the two countries and the challenges they faced due to their geographical location. Overall, On The Manners And Customs Of The Loochooans is a comprehensive study of the Loochooan culture and an important resource for anyone interested in the history and anthropology of Japan.Basil Hall Chamberlain Spent One Month In Okinawa (Loochoo) And This Is His Effort To Bring Before The Society Some Of The Most Noteworthy Characteristics Of The Land And People. The Paper Discusses Tombs And Funeral/Burial Practices, Marriage And The Practice Of Using Marriage Brokers, Physical Characteristics, Wear Of Hairpins (Rank/Class Being Distinguished By Gold, Sliver, Pewter Or Wood, Snakes Which He Calls ""The Greatest Curse Of Loochoo, Lack Of Religious Influence, The Loochooan Language, National Character And The Role Of Women.This scarce antiquarian book is a facsimile reprint of the old original and may contain some imperfections such as library marks and notations. Because we believe this work is culturally important, we have made it available as part of our commitment for protecting, preserving, and promoting the world's literature in affordable, high quality, modern editions, that are true to their original work.

Book Details

  • Publisher: Kessinger Publishing
  • Publish Date: Jun 8th, 2006
  • Pages: 336
  • Language: English
  • Dimensions: 9.00in - 6.00in - 0.75in - 1.09lb
  • EAN: 9781428627406
  • Categories: Asia - JapanAsian - JapaneseAsian - Japanese