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dc.contributor.authorMacfarlane, Alan
dc.date.accessioned2004-07-29T15:52:07Z
dc.date.available2004-07-29T15:52:07Z
dc.date.issued2004-07-29T15:52:07Z
dc.identifier.urihttp://www.dspace.cam.ac.uk/handle/1810/498
dc.description.abstractIn a shrine beside a temple in Kyoto there are a large number of small effigies. They commemorate aborted foetuses. In the absence of proper contraception, the Japanese for centuries have had to use abortion and, in the past, infanticide to control their population. These 'water children' (who return to the water world at abortion) are a source of great sadness in Japan.en
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dc.titleRemembering Aborted Foetuses in a Japanese Shrineen
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