Refsing: Early European Writings on Ainu Culture: Religion and Folklore. 5 Volume Set. Hardcovers

  • Early European Writings on Ainu Culture: Religion and Folklore. 5 Volume Set. Hardcover
  • by Kirsten Refsing. With John Batchelor, Basil Hall Chamberlain, Neil Gordon Munro.
  • A total of 2512 pages. 2002. This five volume set contains a number of texts on Ainu religious beliefs as seen through the eyes of foreign visitors to Hokkaido. The texts, over thirty in total, were published between 1875 and 1950 by Western European visitors to, and scholars in, Japan. Reduced price
  • Contents: Volume I. Batchelor, 1892
  • 1. Introduction
  • 2.J. Batchelor (1892), The Ainu of Japan. London: Religious Tract Society
  • Contents: Volume II. Batchelor Articles
  • 1. J. Batchelor (1888-89), 'Specimens of Ainu Folklore', I-VII. Transactions of the Asiatic Society of Japan 16, pp. 111-150
  • 2. J. Batchelor (1889-90), 'Specimens of Ainu Folklore', VIII-IX. Transactions of the Asiatic Society of Japan 18, pp. 25-86
  • 3. J. Batchelor (1892-93). 'Specimens of Ainu Folklore', X-XII. Transactions of the Asiatic Society of Japan 20, pp. 216-227
  • 4. J. Batchelor (1894). 'Items of Ainu Folklore'. Journal of American Folklore 7, pp. 15-44
  • 5. J. Batchelor (1896). 'Ainu Words as Illustrative of Customs and Matters Pathological, Psychological and Religious', 'A Lecture on the Ainu'. Transactions of the Asiatic Society of Japan 24, pp. 41-111. ('A Lecture on the Ainu' was originally published in: Japan Weekly Mail 22 (1894), pp. 21-24)
  • 6. J. Batchelor (1908). 'Ainus'. Encyclopedia of Religion and Ethics. New York: J. Hastings, pp. 239-252
  • 7. J. Batchelor (1932). 'An Ainu Bear Festival'. Transactions of the Asiatic Society of Japan Ser. 2, 9, pp. 37-44.
  • Contents: Volume III. Batchelor, 1901
  • 1. J. Batchelor (1901). The Ainu and their Folk-lore. London: The Religious Tract Society.
  • Contents: Volume IV. 1870-1920 1. F. Hilgendorf (1876), 'Barenfesten auf Yezo'. Mitteilungen der Deutschen Gesellschaft fur Natur- und Volkerkunde Ostasiens Band 1 (1873-1876), p. 6
  • 2. B. Scheube (1880), 'Der Barenkultus und die Barenfeste der Ainos mit einigen Bemerkungen uber die Tanze derselben'. Mitteilungen der Deutschen Gesellschaft fur Natur- und Volkerkunde Ostasien, December, 22stes Heft, pp. 44-51
  • 3. D. Penhallow (1884/85), 'Traditions of the Ainos of Northern Japan'. Canadian Record of Science 1, pp. 228-36
  • 4. D. Penhallow (1886/87), 'The Rearing of Bears and the Worship of Yoshitsune by the Ainos of Japan'. Canadian Record of Science 2, pp. 481-88
  • 5.B. H. Chamberlain (1887a), 'An Aino Bear Hunt'. Transactions of the Royal Asiatic Society of Japan 15, pp. 126-29
  • 6. B. H. Chamberlain (1887b), 'The Birds' Party' and 'The Hunter in Fairyland' in: Aino Fairy Tales, Tokyo: Kobunsha
  • 7. B. H. Chamberlain (1888), 'Ainu Folk-Tales'. The Folk-Lore Society Publication 22, pp. v-viii, 1-57
  • 8. J. O'Neil (1888), 'Ainu Hymns'. The Academy 33, no. 862, pp. 305-306
  • 9. D. Brauns (1889), 'Die Religion, Sagen und Märchen der Aino'. Zeitschrift für Volkskunde 6, pp. 217-224, 249-259
  • 10. Basel Mission, no. 39 (1895), 'Volks- und Familienleben', 'Die Religion der Ainu' and 'Die Mission der Ainu', pp. 160-169, 206-210
  • 11. A.G. Morice (1902), 'Carriers and Ainos at Home'. American Antiquarian and Oriental Journal 24, pp. 88-93
  • 12. R. Montclavel (1904), 'Le dernier jour d'un dieu chez les ainos'. Nouvelle Revue, Paris, v. ns. 32, pp. 266-271
  • 13. W.G. Aston (1901), 'The Japanese Gohei and the Ainu Inao'. The Journal of the Anthropological Institute of Great Britain and Ireland, vol. 31, pp. 131-135
  • 14. L. Sternberg (1906), 'The Inau Cult of the Ainu'. Boas Anniversary Volume. pp. 425-437
  • Contents: Volume V. 1920-1950
  • 1. L. Munsterhjelm (1922), Fardar i Fjarran Ostern. Helsingfors: Sonderstrom & Co. pp. 92-112. English Translation
  • 2. D.H. Haas (1925), 'Die Ainus und ihre Religion'. Bilderatlas zur Religionsgeschichte, Leipzip: A. Deichertsche Verlagsbuch-handlung Dr. Werner Scholl
  • 3. H. Lengerken (1925), 'Aino und Bar'. Illustrierte Zeitung vol 164, p. 369
  • 4. W. Kremp (1928), Beitrage zur Religion der Ainu. Freiburg: Pressverein, pp. 3092
  • 5. G. P. Murdock (1934), Our Primitive Contemporaries. New York: The Macmillan Company, pp. 163-191
  • 6. N. G. Munro (1934), 'Ainu Past and Present'. The Japan Advertiser, August 8/9, p. 1
  • 7. N. G. Munro (1934), 'Ainu Art and Religion Reveal Kinship of Primitive Tribes'. The Japan Advertiser, August 11, p. 4
  • 8. N. G. Munro (1934), 'Use of Magic by Ainu in Religion is Told'. The Japan Advertiser September 1, p. 4, 8
  • 9. N. G. Munro (1934), 'Ghost of Dead Cause Trouble for the Ainu'. The Japan Advertiser September 2, p. 4
  • 10. N. G. Munro (1934), 'Customs of the Ainu Relating to Marriage'. The Japan Advertiser September 7, p. 4, 8
  • 11. G. Huber (1938), 'Eine Weihnachtsfeier bei den Ainu'. Weihnachten in Japan. Fulda: Parzeller, pp. 27-42
  • 12. F. Rumpf (1938), 'Japanische Volksmarchen'. Jena: Eugen Diederichs Verlag, pp. 281-308
  • 13. W. Kirk (1940a), 'Culture Patterns among the Ainus of Japan'. Sociology and Social Research 24, 5, pp. 303-316
  • 14. W. Kirk (1940b), 'The Disappearing Culture Traits of the Ainus'. Sociology and Social Research 24, 5, pp. 410-22
  • 15. K. Kindaichi (1949), 'The Concepts behind the Ainu Bear Festival (Kumamatsuri)'. Southwestern Journal of Anthropology 5, pp. 345-50
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