Japanese Girls and Women
Author: Alice Mabel Bacon
Tags: Nonfiction, History, Japan
Republished: Sep 20, 2020
Goodreads Rating: 3.90
Bacon evocatively depicts Japanese women unsettled by their modern education, yet saddled with traditional cultural expectations. With its insight into Japan’s class system, cultural history and moral framework, this book remains an essential complement to any study of Japanese social history.
Alice Mabel Bacon (February 26, 1858 – May 1, 1918) was an American writer, women’s educator and a foreign advisor to the Japanese government in Meiji period Japan.