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Finding Empowerment in Tea : Female Practitioners' Role in Japanese Tea Ceremony since the Warring States Period and the Claiming of Personal Power Through Their Association with Authority and Self-Development
Women's role in tea ceremony has been and continues to be undermined and devalued. A large reason for this is the erasure of women's role in the history of Tea and general discrimination against women in society and the ...
The Power of Japanese Blood : An In-Depth Analysis of the History, Status and Identity of Nikkei Peruvians During the 20th and 21st Centuries
Despite his downfall, Alberto Fujimori will forever be remembered as the nikkei who accomplished the impossible, going against the grain of traditional politics by using his status as a minority to gain the presidency and ...
"All the Guys I Like Are Gay!" A Translation and Discussion of Chapter 1 (Love Problems) from The Lady's Personal Advice Column by Keiko Soutome as a Commentary on Women's Self-Help Books
The author provides an English translation of the Japanese self-help book and reflecting on the process, she writes “I found the process of translation far more frustrating than I had anticipated. However, through the ...
The Kimono as a Symbol of Nationalized Middle-Class Femininity
Japanologist and kimono scholar Goldstein-Gidoni writes, "The kimono-clad woman has become a symbol in modern Japan. Like cherry blossoms and Mount Fuji, she is one of the best-known symbols of Japan as a nation." The ...