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Women of Suye Mura

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ISBN-10: 0226763455

ISBN-13: 9780226763453

Edition: 1982

Authors: Robert J. Smith, Ella Lury Wiswell

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Japanese women are frequently perceived by foreigners as stereotypes. Pictured as compliant, long-suffering, and charming in a childlike way, they are said to be child-centered and restricted in their interests and actions to the domestic realm. The appear as victim, pawn, or tragic heroine: Madame Chrysanthemum, Madame Butterfly, and even the impossible Mariko of Shogun. The Women of Suye Mura provides a rich body of information by means of which such stereotypes may be reevaluated and challenged. Based on Ella Wiswell's extensive field notes from the mid-1930s--when she and her late husband John Embree undertook a joint research project in rural Japan--this volume forms a companion to…    
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Book details

List price: $31.00
Copyright year: 1982
Publisher: University of Chicago Press
Publication date: 11/15/1982
Binding: Paperback
Pages: 348
Size: 6.25" wide x 9.25" long x 1.00" tall
Weight: 1.100
Language: English

Elizabeth A. Kaye specializes in communications as part of her coaching and consulting practice. She has edited Requirements for Certification since the 2000-01 edition.