Stranger in the Shogun's city : a Japanese woman and her world / Amy Stanley
Book | Scribner, an imprint of Simon & Schuster, Inc. | 2020 | First Scribner hardcover edition.

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First Scribner hardcover edition.
Description
xxvi, 324 pages : maps ; 24 cm
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.
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Online version: Stanley, Amy. Stranger in the Shogun's city. First Scribner hardcover edition. New York : Scribner, 2020 9781501188541 (DLC) 2020004840
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9781501188527 hardcover
1501188526 hardcover
9781501188534 paperback
1501188534 paperback
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