Down and Out in Late Meiji Japan 9780824874841

A sweeping work of original scholarship, Down and Out in Late Meiji Japan examines the daily lives of Japan’s hinmin (po

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Down and Out in Late Meiji Japan
 9780824874841

Table of contents :
Contents
Acknowledgments
Introduction
1. The Slum Setting: Moving In and Settling Down
2. Earning a Living: Making and Building Things
3. Earning a Living: Movers and Servers
4. Making a Life: At Home
5. Shadows and Storms: Endurance
6. The Sun Also Shone: Embracing Life
7. Poverty on the Farm: A Comparative Look
8. Poverty Abroad: Hawai‘i’s Sugar Fields
Conclusion
Notes
Bibliography
Index

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