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Author Stanley, Amy, 1978- author.

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

Edition First Scribner hardcover edition.
Publication Info. New York : Scribner, 2020.
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 Naper Blvd. Adult Nonfiction  952.135 STA    AVAILABLE
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Description xxvi, 324 pages : illustrations ; 24 cm
Bibliography Includes bibliographical references (pages 293-307) and index.
Contents 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.
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.
Tokyo (Japan) -- History -- 19th century.
Tokyo (Japan) -- Biography.
ISBN 9781501188527 (hardcover)
9781501188534 (paperback)
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