Identity, Gender And Status in Japan

Collected Papers of Takie Lebra (Collected Papers of Twentieth-Century Japanese Writers on Japan) by Takie Sugiyama Lebra

Publisher: University of Hawaii Press

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Subjects:

  • Anthropology,
  • Gender studies,
  • Social institutions,
  • Social Science,
  • Sociology,
  • Japan,
  • Anthropology - Cultural,
  • Ethnic Studies - General
The Physical Object
FormatHardcover
Number of Pages439
ID Numbers
Open LibraryOL12293618M
ISBN 10190524617X
ISBN 109781905246175

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