||This exhaustive bibliography surveys more than 2,300 works on the lives of women in Japan. It provides detailed annotations for books, chapters, scholarly and popular articles, and conference papers published in English from 1841 to the present. The entries are arranged in several broad categories, with sections devoted to home life, politics, education, careers, leisure, religion, and other areas. In addition, the book includes several sections on literary works by Japanese women. These sections provide biographical profiles of the authors and list their works. A concluding section lists reviews and overviews of scholarship on women in Japan.
|Editors Note 1
||Surveys more than 2,300 translations of original sources and 19th- and 20th century materials in English. Entries are grouped around such categories as marriage and family life, health, work and creativity, religion, education, experiences of war. Includes sections on non-Japanese women living in Japan, and reviews and overviews on scholarship on women in Japan. Annotation copyright Book News, Inc. Portland, Or.