The Way of Contentment and Women and Wisdom of Japan [Two Works] Translated from the Japanese (Wisdom of the East / Studies in Japanese History and Civilization) by Kaibara Ekken

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ContributionsKen Hoshino (Translator)
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Number of Pages239
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ISBN 100313270333
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Women and wisdom of Japan by Kaibara, Ekiken, Publication date Topics Women -- Japan, Japan -- Politics and government Publisher London: J. Murray Collection Wellesley_College_Library; blc; americana Digitizing Pages: from miss walsh's master singers of old japan.

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