Creating socialist women in Japan : gender, labour, and activism, 1900-1937 / Vera Mackie.

This 1997 book tells the inspiring story of a group of women who challenged the expectations of their society in their writings and in their actions. Vera Mackie surveys the developments of socialist women's activism in Japan from the 1900s to the 1930s, in the broader context of the industrial...

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Main Author: Mackie, Vera C., (Author)
Format: Book
Language:English
Published: Cambridge : Cambridge University Press, 1997.
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Summary:This 1997 book tells the inspiring story of a group of women who challenged the expectations of their society in their writings and in their actions. Vera Mackie surveys the developments of socialist women's activism in Japan from the 1900s to the 1930s, in the broader context of the industrial and political development of modern Japan. She outlines the major socialist women's organisations and their debates with their liberal and anarchist sisters. The book also offers close analysis of the political and creative writings of socialist women.
Item Description:Title from publisher's bibliographic system (viewed on 05 Oct 2015).
Physical Description:1 online resource (ix, 252 pages) : digital, PDF file(s).
ISBN:9780511518270 (ebook)