Bibliography, etc. Note
Includes bibliographical references (pages 279-294) and index.
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Immigrant gods on the road to Jindo Karakami and animal sacrifice Female rulers and female immortals The queen mother of the west and the ghosts of the Buddhist tradition Shamanesses, lavatories, and the magic of silk Silkworms and consorts Silkworm cults in the heavenly grotto : Amaterasu and the children of Ama No Hoakari.