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Author Stanley, Amy, 1978-
Title Selling women [electronic resource] : prostitution, markets, and the household in early modern Japan / Amy Stanley ; foreword by Matthew H. Sommer.
Published Berkeley : University of California Press, c2012.
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 Electronic Book  HQ247.A5 S73 2012eb    ONLINE
Description 1 online resource (xxii, 256 p.) : ill., maps.
Series Asia: local studies/global themes ; 21
Asia--local studies/global themes ; 21.
Bibliography Includes bibliographical references and index.
Contents Adulterous prostitutes, pawned wives, and purchased women: female bodies as currency -- Creating "prostitutes": benevolence, profit, and the construction of a gendered order -- Negotiating the gendered order: prostitutes as daughters, wives, and mothers -- From household to market: child-sellers, "widows," and other shameless people -- Glittering hair ornaments and barren fields: prostitution and the crisis of the countryside -- Tora and the "rules of the pleasure quarter" -- Conclusion.
Note Description based on print version record.
Subject Prostitution -- Japan -- History.
Prostitutes -- Japan -- Social conditions.
Women -- Sexual behavior -- Japan -- History.
Sex -- Japan -- History.
Related To Print version: Stanley, Amy,. Selling women. Berkeley : University of California Press, c2012. 9780520270909 0520270908 (DLC) 2011047050
ISBN 0520952383 (electronic bk.)
9780520952386 (electronic bk.)
9780520270909 (cloth : alk. paper)
0520270908 (cloth : alk. paper)