The contribution of rural women to the creation and expansion of the Japanese nation-state is undeniable. As early as the nineteenth century, the women of central Japan's Nagano prefecture in particular provided abundant and cheap labor for a number of in
"A significant work on a set of important issues.... This book represents an innovative way to do research on a particularly complex issue.... It helps us to understand the historical background of 'post-postwar' nationalism." --Journal of Asian Studie
Author: Tamanoi, Mariko Asano;Mariko Asano Tamanoi
is assistant professor of anthropology at the University of California, Los Angeles.