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Haruko's World A Japanese Farm Woman and Her Community - With a 1996 Epilogue

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ISBN-10: 0804712875

ISBN-13: 9780804712873

Edition: 1983

Authors: Gail Lee Bernstein

List price: $28.00
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In Japan as in the United States, family farming is on the wane, increasingly rejected by the younger generation in favor of more promising economic pursuits and more sophisticated comforts. Yet for centuries past, the village and the family farm have constituted the world of the vast majority of Japanese women, as of Japanese men. The dramatic economic and demographic developments of the past two decades have orced extensive changes in the lives of Japanese farm women, many of hwom have been left virtually in charge of their family farms. This book is a study of Japanese farm women’s lives in the present era: its central figure is 42-year-old Haruko, a complex, vibrant woman who both…    
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Book details

List price: $28.00
Copyright year: 1983
Publisher: Stanford University Press
Publication date: 6/1/1983
Binding: Paperback
Pages: 244
Size: 5.50" wide x 8.75" long x 0.50" tall
Weight: 0.814
Language: English

Gail Lee Bernstein is Professor of History at the University of Arizona.