Cultivating Femininity: Women and Tea Culture in Edo and Meiji Japan

Cultivating Femininity: Women and Tea Culture in Edo and Meiji Japan

by Rebecca Corbett

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ISBN-13: 9780824881467
Publisher: University of Hawaii Press, The
Publication date: 02/28/2019
Pages: 202
Product dimensions: 6.00(w) x 9.00(h) x (d)

About the Author

Rebecca Corbett is the Japanese studies librarian at the University of Southern California.

Table of Contents

Acknowledgments vii

Introduction 1

Chapter 1 Women and Tea Culture in Early Modern Japan 25

Chapter 2 A Handbook tor Elite Women's Tea in the Eighteenth Century 56

Chapter 3 A Handbook for Women's Tea in the Nineteenth Century 74

Chapter 4 Guides for Cultivating Femininity 98

Chapter 5 Guides for Modern Life 122

Epilogue 141

Notes 145

Bibliography 169

Index 185

Color plates follow page 100

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