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A daughter of the Samurai

Etsuko Sugimoto

A daughter of the Samurai

how a daughter of feudal Japan, living hundreds of years in one generation, became a modern American.

by Etsuko Sugimoto

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Published by C. E. Tuttle Co. in Rutland, Vt .
Written in English

    Subjects:
  • Sugimoto, Etsuko, -- b. 1873.,
  • Japan -- Social life and customs.

  • Edition Notes

    First published in 1925.

    StatementFrontispiece by Ichiro Hori.
    Classifications
    LC ClassificationsDS825 .S8 1966
    The Physical Object
    Paginationxix, 314 p.
    Number of Pages314
    ID Numbers
    Open LibraryOL22916033M
    LC Control Number66015849

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Because this book was published in the s, the author's childhood memories stretch back to late 19th century Japan. The book conveys in depth the tumultuous cultural transformation of a traditional, feudal life into the modern materialism of the West.

The author, Etsu Inagaki, was raised in a Samurai family that lost all rank and wealth/5(39). This book follows three daughters of samurai as they are sent to study in America during the transitional period of 19th century Japan. My favorite parts of this book are the opening sections that outline the Japanese history of the closed world of the samurai, and the last sections that deal with the return of the girls to Japan and how they /5.

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Nimura, is largely Sutematsu’s story; the story of two other girls of Japan, Shige Nagai and Ume Tsuda, who also spent the years in America, learning the ways and whyfors of the hairy barbarians; and so much, and some many, more/5().

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Growing up in the midst of this change is the book’s protagonist, Etsu Inagaki Sugimoto ( to ), the daughter of a former samurai who was supposed to become a Buddhist priestess. While still well off financially, her family has to sell their treasures throughout the book’s narrative to maintain their lifestyle.

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