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RO-11741-73

Massachusetts Institute of Technology (Cambridge, MA 02139-4307)
Gunter Nitschke (Project Director: 07/01/1973 to present)

An Architectural and Anthropologic Study of Japanese Religious Ritual

To place the ritual renewal of the Ise Grand Shrines as primus inter pares into a family of literally hundred of similar rituals still performed in Japan today at folk festivals. To survey the handwritten records and sketches in the Ise Shrine archives.

Project fields:
East Asian Studies

Program:
Basic Research

Division:
Research Programs

Total amounts:
$26,795 (approved)
$26,795 (awarded)

Grant period:
7/1/1973 – 12/31/1974