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Published by University of Tokyo Press in [Tokyo] .
Written in English

Subjects:

Places:

  • Mito-han (Japan),
  • Japan,
  • Mito-han

Subjects:

  • Women -- Japan -- Mito-han -- Social conditions.,
  • Women -- Japan -- Mito-han -- Social life and customs.,
  • Samurai -- Japan -- Mito-han -- Family relationships -- History -- 19th century.,
  • Mito-han (Japan) -- History -- 19th century.

Book details:

Edition Notes

StatementYamakawa Kikue ; translated and with an introduction by Kate Wildman Nakai.
ContributionsNakai, Kate Wildman., Yamakawa, Kikue, 1890-
Classifications
LC ClassificationsHQ1762 .Y31513 1992
The Physical Object
Paginationxxiv, 196 p., [4] p. of plates :
Number of Pages196
ID Numbers
Open LibraryOL1305576M
ISBN 104130270281, 0860084779
LC Control Number92173102
OCLC/WorldCa25960900

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