Author: Makiko Nakano
Publisher: Stanford University Press
A Merchant Wife in 1910 Kyoto Makiko Nakano, Kazuko Smith ... And so , at last , to Makiko's diary . ... On the cloth cover in pen and ink is written " Diary : Makiko " and on the first page is written with a brush and sumi ink “ Diary ...
This intimate and richly informative diary kept in 1910 by the young wife of a bustling merchant household in Kyoto is an engaging, unique glimpse into the lives of ordinary people in early twentieth-century Japan. Includes 53 illustrations.