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Author Stanley, Amy, 1978- author.

Title Stranger in the Shogun's city : a Japanese woman and her world / Amy Stanley.

Publication Info. New York, NY : Scribner, an imprint of Simon & Schuster, Inc., 2020.


Location Pub Note Copy No. Status
 Galena PL Adult Non-Fiction - GALY-13  NEW 952.025 STA    DUE 01-25-21
 Rock Island Main Lib Adult Non-Fiction - RIPG-6  952.135 STA    IN-PROCESS
Edition First Scribner hardcover edition.
Description xxvi, 324 pages : maps ; 24 cm
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Bibliography Includes bibliographical references and index.
Contents The people of Tsuneno's world -- Maps -- A note on translations -- Prologue -- Faraway Places -- Half a Lifetime in the Countryside -- To Edo -- A View from a Tenement -- Samurai Winter -- Costumes for Urban Life -- Troubles at Home -- In the Office of the City Magistrate -- Endings and Afterlives -- Epilogue.
Summary "A vivid, deeply researched work of history that explores the life of an unconventional woman during the first half of the 19th century in Edo-the city that would become Tokyo-and a portrait of a great city on the brink of a momentous encounter with the West."-- Provided by publisher.
Subject Tsuneno, 1804-1853.
Women -- Japan -- Tokyo -- Social life and customs.
Divorced women -- Japan -- Biography.
Divorced women. (OCoLC)fst00895945
Women -- Social life and customs. (OCoLC)fst01176964
Tokyo (Japan) -- History -- 19th century.
Tokyo (Japan) -- Biography.
Japan. (OCoLC)fst01204082
Japan -- Tokyo. (OCoLC)fst01204835
Genre/Form Biographies. (OCoLC)fst01919896
History. (OCoLC)fst01411628
ISBN 9781501188527 hardcover
1501188526 hardcover
9781501188534 paperback
1501188534 paperback

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