Geisha, harlot, strangler, star : a woman, sex, and morality in modern Japan /

In May 1936, Abe Sada committed the most notorious crime in twentieth-century Japan -- the murder and emasculation of her lover. What made her do it? And why was she found guilty of murder yet sentenced to only six years in prison? Why have this woman and her crime remained so famous for so long, an...

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Author / Creator: Johnston, William, 1955- (Author)
Format: eBook Electronic
Language:English
Language notes:In English.
Imprint: New York : Columbia University Press, ©2005.
Series:Asia perspectives.
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