This intimate and richly informative diary kept in 1910 by the young wife of a bustling merchant household in Kyoto is an engaging, unique glimpse into the lives of ordinary people in early twentieth-century Japan. Includes 53 illustrations.He brought us a gift of tangerines and dried radish in great quantity.3 Since he is very fond of poem-cards, 4 we all played the game with him for some time. Lunch was miso ... as Toku-san. 3. The first of scores of references to gift exchange, anbsp;...
|Author||:||Makiko Nakano, Kazuko Smith|
|Publisher||:||Stanford University Press - 1995-01-01|