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In a television programme that introduces the culture of Japan, kokeshi dolls are often shown. This object is said to be invented in early 19 century in hot springs in the northern part of Japan, that is Tohoku. This object is always explained as a souvenir or a toy in public publication. But in fact the history of kokeshi is much older and used very differently than just an ornament. I have read this object was used to elimin

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