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Reflections on the Way to the Gallows By Mikiso Hane

Reflections on the Way to the Gallows by Mikiso Hane

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Summary

The Japanese women whose memoirs, journals and essays are collected in this volume constitute a strong current in the history of modern Japanese life from the 1880s to the outbreak of World War II. The women reveal why they joined left-wing groups in order to fight oppression and injustice.

Reflections on the Way to the Gallows Summary

Reflections on the Way to the Gallows: Rebel Women in Prewar Japan by Mikiso Hane

In this book, for the first time, we can hear the startling, moving voices of adventurous and rebellious Japanese women as they eloquently challenged the social repression of prewar Japan. The extraordinary women whose memoirs, recollections, and essays are presented here constitute a strong current in the history of modern Japanese life from the 1880s to the outbreak of the Pacific War.

About Mikiso Hane

Mikiso Hane (1922-2003) was Szold Distinguished Professor Emeritus of History at Knox College in Galesburg, Illinois.

Table of Contents

Acknowledgments

ONE Introduction

TWO People's Rights and National Rights
FUKUDA HIDEKO

THREE Reflections on the Way to the Gallows
KANNO SUGAKO

FOUR The Road to Nihilism
KANEKO FUMIKO

FIVE The Sekirankai
THE RED WAVE SOCIETY
SAKAI MAGARA
HASHIURA HARUKO
KUTSUMI FUSAKO
YAMAKAWA KIKUE

SIX From the Factories and Rice Paddies
TANNO SETSU
TENANT DISPUTES IN KISAKI VILLAGE
TAKIZAWA Mil, IKEDA SEKI, SATO TSUGI

SEVEN The World of the Stars
YAMASHIRO TOMOE

Notes
Index

Additional information

GOR004118874
9780520084216
0520084217
Reflections on the Way to the Gallows: Rebel Women in Prewar Japan by Mikiso Hane
Used - Very Good
Paperback
University of California Press
19931006
340
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