An introductory guide to the mythology of Japanone of the most pervasive yet least understood facets of Japanese culture.
• An extensive glossary of all Japanese terms used in the text, as well as important concepts and historical features
• An annotated bibliography citing every print and nonprint source for the book, pointing the way toward further research
About the Author
Michael Ashkenazi is a professional writer and the author of numerous scholarly and encyclopedia articles on Japanese religion and culture.