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A Place in Public: Women's Rights in Meiji Japan
This book addresses how gender became a defining category in the political and social modernization of Japan. During the early decades of the Meiji period (1868-1912), the Japanese encountered an idea with great currency in the West: that the social position of women reflected a country's level of civilization. Although elites initiated dialogue out of concern for their co ...more
Hardcover, 266 pages
Published January 3rd 2011 by Harvard University Press
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