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A daughter of the samurai how a daughter of feudal Japan, living hundreds of years in one generation, became Westernised by Etsuko Sugimoto

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Published by Hurst & Blackett in London, New York .
Written in English


  • Sugimoto, Etsuko, -- b. 1873,
  • Japan -- Description and travel

Book details:

Edition Notes

Statementby Etsu Inagaki Sugimoto ; with an introduction by Christopher Morley ; illustrations by Tekisui Ishii.
The Physical Object
Pagination288 p., [8] leaves of plates :
Number of Pages288
ID Numbers
Open LibraryOL22985728M

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