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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
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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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