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Peasants, rebels, women, and outcastes : the underside of modern Japan

Author: Mikiso Hane
Publisher: Lanham : Rowman & Littlefield, [2016] ©2016
Series: Asian voices (Rowman and Littlefield, Inc.)
Edition/Format:   eBook : Document : English : Updated second editionView all editions and formats
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Now updated with a substantive new introduction, this compelling social history uses diaries, memoirs, fiction, trial testimony, personal recollections, and eyewitness accounts to weave a fascinating tale of what ordinary Japanese endured throughout their country's era of booming economic growth.
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Genre/Form: Electronic books
History
Additional Physical Format: Print version:
Hane, Mikiso.
Peasants, rebels, women, and outcastes.
Lanham : Rowman & Littlefield, [2016]
(OCoLC)957503948
Material Type: Document, Internet resource
Document Type: Internet Resource, Computer File
All Authors / Contributors: Mikiso Hane
ISBN: 9781442274181 1442274182
OCLC Number: 966429543
Notes: Revised edition of: Peasants, rebels, and outcastes. New York : Pantheon Books, 1982.
Description: 1 online resource (xl, 348 pages) : maps
Contents: ContentsJapanese Weights and Measures Preface to the Second Edition Preface to the First Edition Maps IntroductionMODERNIZATION AND THE PEASANTS FARMING AND FARM LIFE MORALS AND MORES RURAL WOMEN THE STRUGGLE FOR SURVIVAL THE OUTCASTE IN JAPAN THE TEXTILE FACTORY WORKERS POVERTY AND PROSTITUTION THE COAL MINERS WOMEN REBELS EPILOGUE: THE POSTWAR YEARS Notes Index
Series Title: Asian voices (Rowman and Littlefield, Inc.)
Other Titles: Peasants, rebels, and outcastes
Responsibility: Mikiso Hane ; introduction by Samuel H. Yamashita.

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