The Social Structure of the USSR
Recent Soviet StudiesBook - 1986
This is a study of "karayuki-san", impoverished Japanese women sent abroad to work as prostitutes from the 1860s to the 1920s. It follows the life of one prostitute, Osaki, who is persuaded as a child of ten to accept cleaning work in Borneo and then forced to work as a prostitute in a brothel.
Publisher: Armonk, N.Y. : M.E. Sharpe, c1986
Branch Call Number: HN530.Z9 S645 1986
Characteristics: xi, 275 p. ; 24 cm