Journals Higher Education



Published: 24 June 2013

416 Pages | 16 illus.

6-1/8 x 9-1/4 inches

ISBN: 9780199942138

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Narratives of Sorrow and Dignity

Japanese Women, Pregnancy Loss, and Modern Rituals of Grieving

Bardwell L. Smith

Oxford Ritual Studies

  • Offers new perspective on Japanese grieving rituals after miscarriage, stillbirth, or abortion
  • Case study of the tension between doctrinal and devotional expressions in Japanese Buddhism

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