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Author Buyō Inshi, active 19th century, author

Title Lust, commerce, and corruption : an account of what I have seen and heard / by an Edo Samurai ; translated by Mark Teeuwen, Kate Wildman Nakai, Miyazaki Fumiko, Anne Walthall, and John Breen ; edited and with an introduction by Mark Teeuwen and Kate Wildman Nakai
Published New York : Columbia University Press, [2014]
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Description 1 online resource (xi, 473 pages) : maps
Series Translations from the Asian classics
Translations from the Asian classics.
Contents Era Names -- Measures -- Currencies -- Maps -- Part 1. Buyō Inshi and His Times -- Part 2. Matters of the World : An Account of What I Have Seen and Heard / Buyō Inshi -- Prologue -- Warriors -- Farmers -- Temple and Shrine Priests -- The Medical Profession -- The Way of Yin and Yang -- The Blind -- Lawsuits -- Townspeople -- Lower Townspeople -- Pleasure Districts and Prostitutes -- Kabuki -- Pariahs and Outcasts -- Rice, Grain, and Other Products -- Mountains and Forests -- On Japan Being Called a Divine Land -- Untimely Deaths -- The Land, People, and Ruler -- List of Japanese Terms
Bibliography Includes bibliographical references and index
Notes Translated from the Japanese
Print version record
Subject Buyō Inshi, active 19th century.
Social classes -- Japan -- History -- 19th century.
Japan -- Economic conditions -- 1600-1868.
Japan -- Moral conditions -- History -- 19th century.
Japan -- Social conditions -- 1600-1868.
Japan -- Social life and customs -- 1600-1868.
Genre/Form History.
Form Electronic book
Author Breen, John, 1956- translator
Fumiko, Miyazaki, translator
Nakai, Kate Wildman, translator, editor
Nakai, Kate Wildman.
Teeuwen, Mark, translator, editor
Teeuwen, Mark.
Walthall, Anne, translator
ISBN 023153597X (electronic bk.)
1306775159 (electronic bk.)
9780231535977 (electronic bk.)
9781306775151 (electronic bk.)
Other Titles Seji kenbunroku. English