Myths of China and Japan by Donald A. Mackenzie

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Author Mackenzie, Donald A. (Donald Alexander), 1873-1936
LoC No. 24029980
Title Myths of China and Japan
with illustrations in colour & monochrome after paintings and photographs
Original Publication United Kingdom: The Gresham Publishing Company Ltd.,1923.
Contents The dawn of civilization -- A far-travelled invention -- Ancient mariners and explorers -- The world-wide search for wealth -- Chinese dragon lore -- Bird and serpent myths -- Dragon folk-stories -- The Kingdom under the Sea -- The islands of the Blest -- The mother-goddess of China and Japan -- Tree-, herb-, and stone-lore -- How copper-culture reached China -- The symbolism of jade -- Creation myths and the god and goddess cults -- Mythical and legendary kings -- Myths and doctrines of Taoism -- Culture mixing in Japan -- Japanese gods and dragons -- Rival deities of life and death, sunshine and storm -- The dragon-slayer and his rival -- Ancient Mikados and heroes.
Credits Jeroen Hellingman and the Online Distributed Proofreading Team at for Project Gutenberg (This file was produced from images generously made available by The Internet Archive/Canadian Libraries)
Language English
LoC Class BL: Philosophy, Psychology, Religion: Religion: General, Miscellaneous and Atheism
LoC Class GR: Geography, Anthropology, Recreation: Folklore
Subject China -- Civilization
Subject Japan -- Civilization
Subject Folklore -- Japan
Subject Folklore -- China
Subject Mythology, Chinese
Subject Mythology, Japanese
Category Text
EBook-No. 67344
Release Date
Most Recently Updated Apr 5, 2022
Copyright Status Public domain in the USA.
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