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E-RESOURCE
Author Hareven, Tamara K.

Title The silk weavers of Kyoto [electronic resource] : family and work in a changing traditional industry / Tamara K. Hareven.

Published Berkeley, Calif. : University of California Press, ©2002.

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Physical description 1 online resource (xxv, 346 pages) : illustrations, maps
Series Books at JSTOR All Purchased
Bibliography Includes bibliographical references (pages 329-332) and index.
Contents Illustrations and Tables; Preface; Acknowledgments; 1. From Amoskeag to Nishijin; 2. A World within a World; 3. Family Business, Cottage Industry; 4. Family Work in Household Production; 5. The Mentality and Identity of the Nishijin Craftspeople; Mr. Yamaguchi: Manufacturer and Creator of The Tale of Genji on Handwoven Scrolls; Mrs. Shibagaki: Artistic Handloom Weaver; Mrs. Fuwa: Artistic Handloom Weaver; Mrs. Fujiwara, Mr. Fujiwara, and Mr. Nishitani: Handloom Weavers; Mr. and Mrs. Konishi: Handloom Weavers; Mr. and Mrs. Shibagaki: Two Generations of Handloom Weavers.
Summary Readers can learn firsthand how weavers perceive their craft and how they interpret their lives and view the world around them. With rare immediacy, this text captures a way of life that is repidly disappearing.
Other author JSTOR issuing body.
Subject Weavers -- Japan -- Kyoto.
Silk weaving -- Japan -- Kyoto.
Silk industry -- Japan -- Kyoto.
Work and family -- Japan -- Kyoto.
Nishijin (Kyoto, Japan)
Electronic books.
Electronic books.
ISBN 9780520935761
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