The Nightless City or The History of the Yoshiwara Yukwaku

De Becker, J.E.

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Place Published: Tokyo, Japan
Publisher: Charles E. Tuttle Company
Date Published: 1971
Edition: First Tuttle Edition
Binding: Hardcover
Book Id: 3009

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386 pp. Very fine copy in like dust jacket. Contains fifty maps and illustrations. This history of a Meiji community of Japan was first published in 1899 and has been a controversial work that explores the lives of geisha and courtesans. The Yoshiwara Yukwaku refers to the red light district and sex industry of Tokyo.



By This Author: De Becker, J.E.
By This Publisher: Charles E. Tuttle Company