Early modern Japan was a military-bureaucratic state governed by patriarchal and patrilineal principles and laws. During this time, however, women had considerable power to directly affect social structure, political practice, and economic production. This apparent contradiction between official norms and experienced realities lies at the heart of The Problem of Women in Early Modern Japan. Examining prescriptive literature and instructional manuals for women
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|Size: ||4.4 MB|
|Publisher: ||University of California Press|
|Date published: || 2016|
|ISBN: ||2370007619931 (DRM-EPUB)|
|Read Aloud: ||not allowed|