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Sandakan brothel no. 8 : an episode in the history of lower-class Japanese women

Author: Tomoko Yamazaki; Karen Colligan-Taylor
Publisher: Armonk, N.Y. : M.E. Sharpe, ©1999.
Edition/Format:   Print book : EnglishView all editions and formats
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This is a study of "karayuki-san", impoverished Japanese women sent abroad to work as prostitutes from the 1860s to the 1920s. It follows the life of one prostitute, Osaki, who is persuaded as a  Read more...

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Additional Physical Format: Online version:
Yamazaki, Tomoko, 1932-
Sandakan brothel no. 8.
Armonk, N.Y. : M.E. Sharpe, ©1999
(OCoLC)654283340
Document Type: Book
All Authors / Contributors: Tomoko Yamazaki; Karen Colligan-Taylor
ISBN: 0765603535 9780765603531 0765603543 9780765603548
OCLC Number: 39181539
Notes: "An East gate book."
Includes index.
Description: xliii, 215 pages : illustrations, maps ; 24 cm
Contents: Chapter 1 A Prologue to the History of Women at the Lowest Level of Society 3 --
Chapter 2 A Chance Encounter--My First Trip to Amakusa 18 --
Chapter 3 My Attempts at a Second Trip 29 --
Chapter 4 Life with Osaki 32 --
Chapter 5 Osaki's Story--The Life of an Overseas Prostitute 45 --
Chapter 6 Many More Voiceless Voices 108 --
Chapter 7 Ofumi's Life 116 --
Chapter 8 Oshimo's Grave 134 --
Chapter 9 Okuni's Birthplace 146 --
Chapter 10 The Home of Gagnon Sana 162 --
Chapter 11 Farewell, Amakusa 171 --
Chapter 12 Epilogue--Karayuki-san and Modern Japan 181.
Other Titles: Sandakan hachiban shōkan.
Responsibility: Yamazaki Tomoko ; translated by Karen Colligan-Taylor.

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