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Daughters of the samurai : a journey from East to West and back

by Nimura, Janice P. (Author)

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"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."--Provided by publisher. Full description

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Summary: "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."--Provided by publisher.
Physical Description: 336 pages, 8 unnumbered pages of plates : illustrations, map, portraits ; 25 cm
Bibliography: Includes bibliographical references (pages 281-320) and index.
ISBN: 9780393077995 (hardcover)
0393077993 (hardcover)
Author Notes: Janice P. Nimura is a book critic, independent scholar, and the American daughter-in-law of a Japanese family. She lives in New York City.
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