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The Nightless City: Or the History of the Yoshiwara Yukwaku [Paperback]

J. E. De Becker

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Book Description

1 Jan 2000
This is an illuminating account of Yoshiwara, Edo s licensed quarters , the city within a city which housed old Tokyo s prostitutes from 1617 to 1957. All aspects of the history and culture of this settlement are beautifully recorded. J. E. de Becker was one of the first lawyers to visit Japan in late 1890s.

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  • Paperback: 480 pages
  • Publisher: ICG-Muse; Reprint edition (1 Jan 2000)
  • Language: English
  • ISBN-10: 4925080318
  • ISBN-13: 978-4925080316
  • Product Dimensions: 18.2 x 11.2 x 2.7 cm
  • Amazon Bestsellers Rank: 1,999,666 in Books (See Top 100 in Books)

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