Yoshiwara: The Glittering World of the Japanese Courtesan

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Description

Drawing on both historical and literary sources, examines life in the pleasure houses of Japan during the Edo period from the early 1600s to 1868. Among the topics are the origins, illegal competitors, the cost of a visit, the treatment of the courtesans, traditions and protocols, and Yoshiwara arts.

Product Details

Price
£51.50
Publisher
University of Hawai'i Press
Publish Date
Language
English
Type
Hardback
EAN/UPC
9780824814885

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