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HST223: Women and Gender in Japanese History: From Ancient Times to the Nineteenth Century: Books

Spring 2020, M. Anderson

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Use Interlibrary Loan to request books not owned in the Five Colleges. Please allow at least two weeks for delivery (books may come more quickly, especially from in-state).

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Five College Library Catalog

Five College Library Catalog - Note that subject searching isn't always straightforward. Try a KEYWORDS ANYWHERE search to find a few relevant titles, for example: heian diaries. Then click on the subject headings on those records to conduct a more comprehensive subject search.

Another strategy is to look up one of your texts or reserve readings. Then click on the subject headings on those records to conduct a more comprehensive subject search. For example, look up Women and Class in Japanese History.

Here are some phrases that will work for SUBJECT BEGINS WITH searches in the online catalog:

  • Buddhist nuns - Japan - History
  • Customary law - Japan
  • Divorce - Japan - history
  • Domestic relations - Japan
  • Feminism - Japan - history
  • Japan - court and courtiers
  • Japanese diaries - Heian period, 794-1185
  • Japanese diaries - women authors
  • Law - Japan - history
  • Marriage - Japan
  • Prostitution - Japan
  • Sex - Religious aspects - Buddhism
  • Sex role - Japan - history
  • Samurai - Japan - family relationships
  • Women authors, Japanese - Heian period, 794-1185 - diaries
  • Women in Buddhism - Japan - history
  • Women - Japan - economic conditions
  • Women -- Employment - Japan - history
  • Women - Japan - history
  • Women - Japan - social conditions
  • Women - Religious aspects - Buddhism

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