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The fox"s craft in Japanese religion and folklore

shapeshifters, transformations, and duplicities

by Michael Bathgate

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Published by Routledge in New York, NY .
Written in English


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StatementMichael Bathgate.
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LC ClassificationsBL
The Physical Object
Paginationxviii, 191 p. :
Number of Pages191
ID Numbers
Open LibraryOL22574304M
ISBN 100415968216

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