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Over the years, Edward Fowler, an American academic, became a familiar presence in San'ya, a run-down neighborhood in northeastern Tokyo. Working as a day laborer himself, Fowler kept a diary of his experiences. The resulting oral histories, juxtaposed with Fowler's narrative and diary entries, bring to life a community on the margins of contemporary Japan.

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ISBN:
9780801485701
Author:
Fowler, Edward
Publisher:
Cornell University Press
Subject:
Anthropology - Cultural
Subject:
Sociology - Urban
Subject:
Asia - Japan
Subject:
Japan
Subject:
Tokyo (Japan)
Subject:
anthropology;cultural anthropology
Publication Date:
19980831
Binding:
TRADE PAPER
Language:
English
Illustrations:
Y
Pages:
296
Dimensions:
8.52x6.16x.69 in. .86 lbs.

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