Ainu life and lore
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Ainu life and lore echoes of a departing race by Batchelor, John

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Published by Kyobunkwan in Tokyo .
Written in English


  • Ainu.,
  • Folklore -- Japan.

Book details:

Edition Notes

Statementby John Batchelor.
LC ClassificationsDS832 B35
The Physical Object
Pagination488 p., [62] leaves of plates :
Number of Pages488
ID Numbers
Open LibraryOL21885495M

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Additional Physical Format: Online version: Batchelor, John, Ainu life and lore. Tokyo, Kyobunkwan, New York, Johnson Reprint Corp., Additional Physical Format: Online version: Batchelor, John, Ainu life and lore. Tokyo, Kyobunkwan, [?] (OCoLC) Document Type. Mv book entitled "The Ainu of Japan" was written in the year , and published three years later. Since then it has been my privilege to have had further experience of some twelve years' duration in the midst of the Ainu, altogether making a life among them of nearly twenty-five years. On reading that book through in the light4/5(2). Ainu tray Semicircular tray, wood, Ainu culture, Japan, late 19th–early 20th century; in the Brooklyn Museum, New York. Photograph by Trish Mayo. Brooklyn Museum, New York, Museum Expedition , purchased with funds given by Herman Stutzer, ; The Japanese began colonizing Ainu territory in the 1st millennium the centuries, and despite armed .

However, in everyday life the Ainu wear internationalstyle clothing similar to that worn by other Japanese people. 12 • FOOD Traditional staple foods of the Ainu were salmon and deer meat, in addition to millet raised at home and herbs and roots gathered in the woods. Millet was largely replaced by rice earlier in this century. Specimens of Ainu Folk-lore. by John Batchelor [Tokyo, ] but his large output of Ainu studies is still one of the primary sources for 19th century Ainu life. He is also mildly condescending toward his subjects, but unlike the book Aino Folk-Tales. The unique indigenous culture of the Ainu people of Hokkaido, Japan, is brought to life in this book through beautiful illustrations and a fascinating narrative relating folktales, customs and ceremonies, leaving the reader with a deep impression of the power of gods and nature in the daily lives of the Ainu/5. Page - part; idleness and failure to keep the hut supplied with fuel and vegetable food ; unfaithfulness ; lack of male issue. A woman might dissolve her connection with her husband for the reason of adultery, dislike to him, idleness, inability to .

This book will be of interest to ethnologists and students of folk-lore and all those desiring to know something suggestive3 and worthy of investigations before it is too late, There are numerous illustrations, chiefly from photographs or in color, from water-colour drawings by Ainu and Japanese artists. AINU LIFE AND LORE: ECHOES OF A DEPARTING RACE John Batchelor was a devoted British missionary to the Ainu People of Japan from The Ainu are an ethnic indigenous group living in Japan and in Russia. Shelved Dupont Bookstore. (Inventory #: ) $ 00 add to cart or Buy Direct from Second Story Books. Add to Wishlist.   Escape the Box Movies On My Shelf Flipside Radio Good Goods Introductory Life Science - Video Five Sci-Fi Short Stories by H. Beam Piper by PIPER, H. Beam Rory’s Phone Tap Featured software All software latest This Just In Old School Emulation MS-DOS Games Historical Software Classic PC Games Software LibraryPages:   Specimens of Ainu Folk-lore by John Batchelor. Another collection of Ainu folktales, by a Christian missionary who lived among them for many years; these translations are considered primary source material to this day. "These folktales were originally published in the Transactions of the Asiatic Society of Japan in three : Appspublisher.