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Tsuda Umeko and Women's Education in Japan

Tsuda Umeko and Women's Education in Japan( )
Author: Rose, Barbara
ISBN:978-0-300-05177-3
Publication Date:Jan 1992
Publisher:Yale University Press
Book Format:Hardback
List Price:USD $56.00
Book Description:

Tsuda Umeko was one of five young Japanese girls sent to the United States in 1871 by their government to be trained in the lore of domesticity. The new Meiji rulers defined a "true woman" as one who had learned to rear children who would be loyal and obedient to the state, and they looked to the "superior culture" of the West as the place to obtain such training. Eleven years later, Tsuda returned to Japan and presented herself as an authority on female education and women's...
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Book Details
Pages:224
Detailed Subjects: Social Science / Women's Studies
Education / Higher
Biography & Autobiography / General
Physical Dimensions (W X L X H):6.162 x 9.282 x 0.839 Inches
Book Weight:1.03 Pounds



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