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Heroic with grace : legendary women of Japan

Author: Cheiko Irie Mulhern
Publisher: Armonk, N.Y. : M.E. Sharpe, ©1991.
Edition/Format:   eBook : Document : Biography : English : 1st edView all editions and formats
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Presents the lives and times of eight prominent Japanese women who epitomize the tragedies and triumphs of eight characteristically female roles. It covers issues of women's status throughout Japanese history, the concept of Japanese womanhood and the popular need for strong female figures.
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Genre/Form: Biography
History
Additional Physical Format: Print version:
Heroic with grace.
Armonk, N.Y. : M.E. Sharpe, ©1991
(DLC) 90028750
(OCoLC)23015480
Material Type: Biography, Document, Internet resource
Document Type: Internet Resource, Computer File
All Authors / Contributors: Cheiko Irie Mulhern
OCLC Number: 988550150
Notes: "An East gate book."
Reproduction Notes: Electronic reproduction. [Place of publication not identified] : HathiTrust Digital Library, 2017. MiAaHDL
Description: 1 online resource (xvii, 326 pages)
Details: Master and use copy. Digital master created according to Benchmark for Faithful Digital Reproductions of Monographs and Serials, Version 1. Digital Library Federation, December 2002.
Contents: Empress Jingu : the Shamaness ruler / Michiko Y. Aoki --
Jito Tenno : the female sovereign / Michiko Y. Aoki --
Murasaki Shikibu : the court lady / Felice Fischer --
Tomoe : the woman warrior / Royall Tyler --
Hojo Masako : the dowager shogun / Margaret Fukazawa Benton --
Hani Motoki : the journalist-educator / Chieko Irie Mulhern --
Takamine Hideko : the actress / James O'Brien --
Ariyoshi Sawako : the novelist / Mildred Tahara.
Responsibility: edited by Chieko Irie Mulhern.

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