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Free read ß PDF, eBook or Kindle ePUB º Mark Teeuwen Summary Lust, Commerce, and Corruption ñ PDF, eBook or Kindle ePUB Mark Teeuwen º 6 Summary Hips; and the dubious strategies townspeople use in the law courts Perhaps the frankness of his account which contains a wealth of concrete information about Edo society made him prefer to remain anonymousThis volume contains a full translation of Buyo's often uoted but rarely studied work by a team of specialists on Edo society Together with extensive annotation of the translation the volume includes an introduction that situates the text culturally and historical.

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Free read ß PDF, eBook or Kindle ePUB º Mark Teeuwen Summary Lust, Commerce, and Corruption ñ PDF, eBook or Kindle ePUB Mark Teeuwen º 6 Summary By 1816 Japan had recovered from the famines of the 1780s and moved beyond the political reforms of the 1790s Despite persistent economic and social stresses the country seemed to be approaching a new period of growth The idea that the shogunate would not last forever was far from anyone's mindYet in that year an anonymous samurai author completed one of the most detailed critiues of Edo society known today Writing as Buyo Inshi a retired gentleman of Edo he expres.

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Free read ß PDF, eBook or Kindle ePUB º Mark Teeuwen Summary Lust, Commerce, and Corruption ñ PDF, eBook or Kindle ePUB Mark Teeuwen º 6 Summary Ses a profound despair with the state of the realm and with people's behavior and attitudes He sees decay wherever he turns and believes the world will soon descend into warBuyo shows a familiarity with many corners of Edo life that one might not expect in a samurai He describes the corruption of samurai officials; the suffering of the poor in villages and cities; the operation of brothels; the dealings of blind moneylenders; the selling and buying of temple abbots.

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  • Hardcover
  • 496
  • Lust, Commerce, and Corruption
  • Mark Teeuwen
  • English
  • 18 July 2020
  • 9780231166447