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The Nightless City: Or the History of the Yoshiwara Yukwaku ISBN 9780804808774 PDF epub

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About this Item: Charles E. With a new foreword by Terence Barrow. The appeal of the Yoshiwara was its women, all the surroundings being a frame for display of their charms. Jacket with heavy wear to front fore edge; sunning to spine. About this Item: Charles E.

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The Nightless City: Or the History of the Yoshiwara Yukwaku ISBN 9780804808774 PDF epub

the nightless city barrow terence de becker j e

Organized sex in Japan has always been big business, and nowhere was it more politely offered than in the Yoshiwara Yukwaku red light district of Tokyo. This fabulous book, containing fifty revealing maps and illustrations, is a pioneer social study of a Meiji community which lived close to traditional ways and according to the rules of the profession of pleasure. Today its teahouses, establishments of assignation, geisha, courtesans, customers, pimps, love magic, laws, sayings, loves, and hates have vanished. Hey Orientalist porn supporters, bite me! Many inmates were virtually slaves, Geisha and courtesans were permitted beyond the walls on certain days, but the surveillance was prisonlike. Yoshiwara had such an honored place in Japanese tradition, that its passing, in 1957, was regretted and lamented by many—Japanese and foreigners alike. The appeal of the Yoshiwara was its women, all the surroundings being a frame for display of their charms.

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It is rich in folklore, magical charms, ceremonial, social rules, standards of dress, class stratification, and the rewards and punishments of the Yoshiwara. Bookseller: , California, United States. The Nightless City provides us with a fascinating picture of a 'floating world' that was as transient as a butterfly. Today its teahouses, establishments of assignation, geisha, courtesans, customers, pimps, love magic, laws, sayings, loves, and hates have vanished. The author was an English lawyer who came to Japan in 1887. Still, he managed to witness and describe events and festivities like Tamagiku lanterns or Niwaka Festival in vivid detail which make his work simply invaluable for researchers interested in the Meiji period, to the extent of being citied in Japanese works on the matter.

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Nightless City by J.E. De Becker · OverDrive (Rakuten OverDrive): eBooks, audiobooks and videos for libraries

the nightless city barrow terence de becker j e

However, the Yoshiwara had such an honored place in tradition that its passing, in 1957, was lamented by many, Japanese and foreigners alike. From United Kingdom to U. Today its teahouses, establishments of assignation, geisha, courtesans, customers, pimps, love magic, laws, sayings, loves, and hates have vanished. And contrary to the crap which authors like Clavell or Burdett or even Nagai Kafu love to perpetuate, women of the more or less Mysterious Orient do not consider prostitution a great career, nor do they enjoy self-sacrifice more than their Occidental sisters would. He was a child of his time, an ardent advocate of the Calvinistic Christianity of New England. With a new foreword by Terence Barrow.

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The Nightless City: Or the History of the Yoshiwara Yukwaku by J.E. de Becker

the nightless city barrow terence de becker j e

The problem is that once you have gotten your nifty new product, the the nightless city barrow terence de becker j e gets a brief glance, maybe a once over, but it often tends to get discarded or lost with the original packaging. The fascinating personal account from one of the first Westerners to live in Hawaii. This fabulous book, containing fifty revealing maps and illustrations, is a pioneer social study of a Meiji community which lived close to traditional ways and according to the rules of the profession of pleasure. And it's by no means the only place in the book. Today its teahouses, establishments of assignation, geisha, courtesans, customers, pimps, love magic, laws, sayings, loves, and hates have vanished. It is rich in folklore, magical charms, ceremonial, social rules, standards of dress, class stratification, and the rewards and punishments of the Yoshiwara; where life on the surface, was gay, but under that surface was much bitterness. Publisher's pictorial red cloth, tooled in gilt, spine slightly faded, recased.

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The Nightless City: Or the History of the Yoshiwara Yukwaku by J.E. de Becker

the nightless city barrow terence de becker j e

Organized sex in Japan has always been big business, and nowhere was it more politely offered than in the Yoshiwara Yukwaku red light district of Tokyo. First printing of this new edition. This book, however, is a substantial monument to this remarkable place and its remarkable people. Whaleers and their bottles of grog, the condemnation of those who opposed him, his worries about backsliding chiefs, wayward boy and girl converts, monarchs who liked alcoholall these were very real problems to Bingham and his colleagues, amusing though they may seem to us today. Today its teahouses, establishments of assignation, geisha, courtesans, customers, pimps, love magic, laws, sayings, loves, and hates have vanished. .

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The Nightless City or The History of the Yoshiwara Yukwaku by J. E. (with a new foreword by Terence Barrow) De Becker

the nightless city barrow terence de becker j e

This fabulous book, containing fifty revealing maps and illustrations, is a pioneer social study of a Meiji community which lived close to traditional ways and according to the rules of the profession of pleasure. Nipponalia Kyoto University of Foreign Studies 1067. With 20 plates including 9 coloured, of which 7 folding beautiful chromolithographs, and many textual illustrations. This fabulous book, containing fifty revealing maps and illustrations, is a pioneer social study of a Meiji community which lived close to traditional ways and according to the rules of the profession of pleasure. This fabulous book, containing fifty revealing maps and illustrations, is a pioneer social study of a Meiji community which lived close to traditional ways and according to the rules of the profession of pleasure.

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J.E. De Becker: Nightless City (ePUB)

the nightless city barrow terence de becker j e

When this history was first published in 1899, its subject matter was taboo in polite discussion and kept out of sight of men and young women - thus assuring the books success. Yoshiwara had such an honored place in Japanese tradition, that its passing, in 1957, was regretted and lamented by many—Japanese and foreigners alike. First printing of this new edition. Near Fine in Near Fine clipped dust jacket in protective mylar. The Nightless City has been called a naughty book, shocking, nasty. I should know, I've been reading some firsthand accounts recently, and having nightmares about them. It is rich in folklore, magical charms, ceremonial, social rules, standards of dress, class stratification, and the rewards and punishments of the Yoshiwara.

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The Nightless City: Or the History of the Yoshiwara Yukwaku ISBN 9780804808774 PDF epub

the nightless city barrow terence de becker j e

Numerous plates, illustrations many folding , maps, diagrams. Hiram Bingham became Hawaii's most notable missionary, an adviser to kings and queens, and was truly one of Hawaii's most influential historical figures. It's true that the style is outdated and some of the more lyrical outbursts of the author may bring about a snicker or two, but that's just a secondary or tertiary thing compared to the wealth of material and the practical approach to the topic which was thousand times more sensitive in the age when De Becker wrote his book. He was unsympathetic to the traditional Hawaiian culture, yet his book tells us an enormous amount about Hawaiians as well as the missionary endeavors of himself and his colleagues. This book, however, is a substantial monument to this remarkable place and its remarkable people.

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