Daughters of the Samurai : a journey from East to West and back
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New York : W.W. Norton & Company, 2016.
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336 pages : illustrations, maps ; 25 cm
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Rawlings Branch - SCLOAN
WR 920.72 N
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English
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9780393352788, 0393352781

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Includes bibliographical references (pages 313-320) and index.
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Nimura paints history in cinematic strokes and brings a forgotten story to vivid, unforgettable life. Arthur Golden, author of Memoirs of a Geisha"
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"'Surprising and richly satisfying' (Megan Marshall); 'Beautifully crafted ... subtle, polished, and poised' (Stacy Schiff); In 1871, five young girls were sent by the Japanese government to the United States. Their mission: learn Western ways and return to help nurture a new generation of enlightened men to lead Japan. Raised in traditional samurai households during the turmoil of civil war, three of these unusual ambassadors--Sutematsu Yamakawa, Shige Nagai, and Ume Tsuda--grew up as typical American schoolgirls. Upon their arrival in San Francisco they became celebrities, their travels feted by newspapers across the nation. The passionate friendships they formed reveal an intimate world of cross-cultural fascination and connection. Ten years later, they returned to Japan--a land grown foreign to them--determined to revolutionize women's education. Based on in-depth archival research in Japan and in the United States, Daughters of the Samurai is beautifully, cinematically written, a fascinating lens through which to view an extraordinary historical moment"--Provided by publisher.
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Nimura, J. P. (2016). Daughters of the Samurai: a journey from East to West and back. New York: W.W. Norton & Company.

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Nimura, Janice P.. 2016. Daughters of the Samurai: A Journey From East to West and Back. New York: W.W. Norton & Company.

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Nimura, Janice P., Daughters of the Samurai: A Journey From East to West and Back. New York: W.W. Norton & Company, 2016.

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Nimura, Janice P.. Daughters of the Samurai: A Journey From East to West and Back. New York: W.W. Norton & Company, 2016.

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