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By Melinda Papp

This booklet offers a case research of shichigosan, a very renowned early life relations ritual in modern Japan.  It is an engaging instance of a customized with very historical roots (going again to the 10th century), that has gone through numerous adjustments throughout the process its historical past, adapting to altering socio-economic and cultural situations. in the research, the ritual unfolds as a shared platform the place simple social values, perspectives on youngsters and relatives lifestyles, and person perceptions emerge, are expressed and moulded even as. This publication bargains a multidisciplinary method of the research of a ritual perform within the intensely urbanized context of present-day Japan.

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