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Title: Isami's House - Three Centuries of a Japanese Family
Description: Berkeley Los Angeles London: University of California Press, 2005. Paperback. 15.5x22.7CM. ".recreates the past three centuries of Japanese history by following the fortunes of a prominent Japanese family through fourteen generations. The first of its kind in English, this book focuses on Isami, the eleventh-generation patriarch and hereditary village head.provides remarkable details and absorbing anecdotes about food, families, peasant uprisings, agrarian values, marriage customs, child-rearing practices, divorces, and social networks." Sound reading copy, would be very good to near fine but for insignificant signs of damp to base edges of pages; seemingly unread without creasing to spine, minor bump to base edge of rear.. Good to Very Good .

Keywords: History Asian Studies Gender Japan Society Narrative Isami

Price: GBP 4.20 = appr. US$ 6.00 Seller: Hay on Wye Promotions Ltd
- Book number: MPS3313

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