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Stranger in the Shogun's city : a Japanese woman and her world / Amy Stanley.

Stanley, Amy, 1978- (author.).

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  • 1 of 1 copy available at Homer Library.

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Homer Public Library 952.025 STA 000157019 Nonfiction Place on copy / volume Available -

Record details

  • ISBN: 9781501188527
  • ISBN: 1501188526
  • ISBN: 9781501188534
  • ISBN: 1501188534
  • Physical Description: xxvi, 324 pages : maps ; 24 cm
  • Edition: First Scribner hardcover edition.
  • Publisher: New York, NY : Scribner, an imprint of Simon & Schuster, Inc., 2020.

Content descriptions

Bibliography, etc. Note:
Includes bibliographical references and index.
Formatted Contents Note:
The people of Tsuneno's world -- Maps -- A note on translations -- Prologue -- Faraway Places -- Half a Lifetime in the Countryside -- To Edo -- A View from a Tenement -- Samurai Winter -- Costumes for Urban Life -- Troubles at Home -- In the Office of the City Magistrate -- Endings and Afterlives -- Epilogue.
Summary, etc.:
"A vivid, deeply researched work of history that explores the life of an unconventional woman during the first half of the 19th century in Edo-the city that would become Tokyo-and a portrait of a great city on the brink of a momentous encounter with the West."-- Provided by publisher.
Subject: Tsuneno, 1804-1853.
Women > Japan > Tokyo > Social life and customs.
Divorced women > Japan > Biography.
Tokyo (Japan) > History > 19th century.
Tokyo (Japan) > Biography.
Divorced women.
Women > Social life and customs.
Japan > Tokyo.
Genre: Biographies.