Makiko's Diary

Makiko's Diary

Author: Makiko Nakano

Publisher: Stanford University Press

ISBN: 0804724415

Page: 256

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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.



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