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Reforming Japan : the Woman's Christian Temperance Union in the Meiji period

Author: Elizabeth Dorn Lublin
Publisher: Vancouver, B.C. : UBC Press, 2010
Series: Asian religions and society series
Edition/Format:   eBook : Document : EnglishView all editions and formats

Challenges received notions about women's political involvement and engagement with the state in Meiji Japan by exploring the activism of members of the Woman's Christian Temperance Union.


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Genre/Form: History
Material Type: Document, Internet resource
Document Type: Internet Resource, Computer File
All Authors / Contributors: Elizabeth Dorn Lublin
ISBN: 9780774818162 0774818166 9780774818186 0774818182
OCLC Number: 896143513
Notes: Pt. 1. The WCTU in Meiji, Japan : an organizational history. pt. 2. Under the guise of national strengthening and "good" citizenship : pillars of the WCTU's reform program
Description: 1 online resource (ix, 252 p.) illustrations, portraits
Contents: Illustrations Acknowledgments Introduction Part 1: The WCTU in Meiji Japan: An OrganizationalHistory1 The Founding of the WCTU in Japan:1886 2 The Tumultuous Early Years of the Tokyo WCTU:1886-92 3 The Organization and Development of the Japan WCTU:1892-1912 Part 2: Under the Guise of National Strengthening and"Good" Citizenship: Pillars of the WCTU's ReformProgram4 The Fight against Prostitution 5 The Struggle to Create a Sober Society 6 Imperial Loyalty and Patriotic Service JapanWCTU-Style Epilogue Bibliography Index
Series Title: Asian religions and society series
Responsibility: Elizabeth Dorn Lublin


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The author makes a valuable contribution to Japanese and feminist history...revising the traditional view that women were not involved in politics during this period. Highly recommended. All Read more...

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