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The Broken Commandment

Author : Tōson Shimazaki
ISBN : OCLC:1015135121
Genre : Japanese literature
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Category: Japanese literature

The Broken Commandment

Author : Tōson Shimazaki
ISBN : UVA:X000430684
Genre : Fiction
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Category: Fiction

Coal Mining Women In Japan

Author : W. Donald Burton
ISBN : 9781317800415
Genre : History
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In the years Bbetween the Meiji Restoration in 1868 and the beginning of the war mobilization boom in 1930, collieries in Europe and America embraced new technologies and had long since been excluded women from working underground. In Japan, however, mining women witnessed no significant changes in working practices over this period. The availability of the cheap and abundant labor of these women allowed the captains of the coal industry in Japan to avoid expensive investments in new machinery and sophisticated mining methods;, instead, they continued to intensely exploit workers and markets intensively, making substantial profits without the burdens of extensive mechanization. This unique book explores the lives of the thousands of women who labored underground in Japan’s coal mines in the years 1868 to 1930. It examines their working lives, their family lives, their aspirations, achievements and disappointments. Drawing heavily on interview material with the miners themselves, W. Donald Burton combines translations of their stories with features of Japanese society at the time and coal mining technology. In doing so, he presents a complex account of the women’s lives, as well as providing a keen insight intoon gender relations and the industrial and labor history of Japan. Coal Mining Women in Japan will be welcomed by students and scholars of Japanese history, gender studies and industrial history.
Category: History

Into The Light

Author : Melissa L. Wender
ISBN : UCSD:31822036582153
Genre : Literary Collections
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The first anthology to introduce the fiction of Japan's Korean community to the English-speaking world, this collection includes work by most of the notable Zainichi Korean writers of the 20th century.
Category: Literary Collections

Dimersions Of Japanese Society

Author : K. Henshall
ISBN : 9780333981092
Genre : Social Science
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Japan remains one of the most intriguing yet least understood nations. In a much needed, balanced and comprehensive analysis, among other remarkable revelations, this book presents for the first time a vital key to understanding the organisation of Japan's society and the behaviour of its people. The Japanese are not driven by a universal morality based on Good and Evil, but by broad aesthetic concepts based on Pure and Impure. What they include as 'impure' will surprise many readers.
Category: Social Science

The Cape

Author : Kenji Nakagami
ISBN : 9781611729108
Genre : Fiction
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Born into the burakumin—Japan’s class of outcasts—Kenji Nakagami depicts the lives of his people in sensual language and stark detail. The Cape is a breakthrough novella about a burakumin community, their troubled memories, and complex family histories. Includes House on Fire and Red Hair. Kenji Nakagami (1946–92) was a prolific writer admired for his vigorous prose style.
Category: Fiction

Monographic Series

Author : Library of Congress
ISBN : UIUC:30112024897404
Genre : Children's literature in series
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Subject Catalog

Author : Library of Congress
ISBN : WISC:89126007848
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