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Peasant Uprisings in Japan

A Critical Anthology of Peasant Histories

Translated by Anne Walthall
Combining translations of five peasant narratives with critical commentary on their provenance and implications for historical study, this book illuminates the life of the peasantry in Tokugawa Japan.

276 pages | frontispiece | 5-1/2 x 8-1/2 | © 1991

Asian Studies: East Asia

History: Asian History

Literature and Literary Criticism: Asian Languages

Table of Contents

Acknowledgments
Introduction
1. The Sakura Sogoro Story
2. A Record of How the Four Orders of People in Mimasaka Ran Riot
3. A Thousant Spears at Kitsunezuka
4. A Tale of a Dream from the Fox Woman Plain
5. A Tale Told in a Dream of a Eulogy to Filial Piety
6. Rereading Peasant Histories of Peasant Uprisings
Notes
Index

Awards

Assoc of American University Presses: Hiromi Arisawa Memorial Award
Won

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