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Kickboxing Geishas: How Modern Japanese Women Are Changing Their Nation



Kickboxing Geishas

Pub Date : 2007-01-09 | Author : Veronica Chambers | Publisher : Simon and Schuster

ISBN 10 : 0743298632
ISBN 13 : 9780743298636

Forget the stereotypes. Today's Japanese women are shattering them -- breaking the bonds of tradition and dramatically transforming their culture. Shopping-crazed schoolgirls in He..


Old Madam Yin

Pub Date : 1979 | Author : Ida Pruitt | Publisher : Stanford University Press

ISBN 10 : 0804710996
ISBN 13 : 9780804710992

By the author of the classic A Daughter of Han, this is an affectionate, revealing portrait of an old, wealthy widow and her family in the Peking of the 1920s and early 1930s. Thro..


Autobiography Of A Geisha

Pub Date : 2003 | Author : 小夜·増田 | Publisher : Columbia University Press

ISBN 10 : 0231129505
ISBN 13 : 9780231129503

First-person account of the life of a geisha in the middle of the twentieth century...


The Joy Of Doing Things Badly

Pub Date : 2006-04-04 | Author : Veronica Chambers | Publisher : Harmony

ISBN 10 : 9780767923903
ISBN 13 : 0767923901

In a society that puts so much emphasis on perfection, Veronica Chambers mischievously casts aside the guilt-inducing litany of “shoulda, coulda, woulda” that seems to define m..


A Japanese Mirror

Pub Date : 2015-08-06 | Author : Ian Buruma | Publisher : Atlantic Books Ltd

ISBN 10 : 9781782398363
ISBN 13 : 1782398368

In this scintillating book, Ian Buruma peels away the myths that surround Japanese culture. With piercing analysis of cinema, theatre, television, art and legend, he shows the Japa..


Speed Tribes

Pub Date : 2010-08-03 | Author : Karl Taro Greenfeld | Publisher : Harper Collins

ISBN 10 : 9780062013668
ISBN 13 : 0062013661

This foray into the often violent subcultures of Japan dramatically debunks the Western perception of a seemingly controlled and orderly society...


A Year In Japan

Pub Date : 2006-02-02 | Author : Kate T. Williamson | Publisher : Princeton Architectural Press

ISBN 10 : 1568985401
ISBN 13 : 9781568985404

Colorful impressions of a young woman's extended visit in Kyoto, Japan...


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