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Author Mihalopoulos, Bill.

Title Sex in Japan's globalization, 1870-1930 : prostitutes, emigration and nation-building / by Bill Mihalopoulos.

Published London ; Brookfield, Vt. : Pickering & Chatto (Publishers), 2011.


Location Call No. Status
 UniM Bail  306.7420952 MIHA    DUE 04-02-20
Physical description xi, 181 pages ; 24 cm.
Series Perspectives in economic and social history ; number 13.
Perspectives in economic and social history ; no. 13.
Bibliography Includes bibliographical references (pages 163-173) and index.
Contents Another Japan: sex and women's work -- Creating the Archive: the power of the pen -- Sexuality and Class: prostitution and the Japanese women's Christian Temperance Union -- Sex as Progress: Fukuzawa Yukichi on trade and overseas prostitution -- Disciplining Globalizing: the colonial Singapore example.
Summary Based on archival research undertaken in Japan, Britain and the United States, Mihalopoulos offers a new perspective on the relations between gender hierarchies and the political economy in a newly modernized Japan.
Subject Women peasants -- Japan -- History -- 19th century.
Women peasants -- Japan -- History -- 20th century.
Prostitution -- Japan -- History -- 19th century.
Prostitution -- Japan -- History -- 20th century.
ISBN 1848932014 (hbk. : acid-free paper)
9781848932012 (hbk. : acid-free paper)
1848932022 (ebk.)
9781848932029 (ebk.)