By Mineko Iwasaki
  • Realese Date : 2003-09
  • Synopsis Book : A Kyoto geisha describes her initiation into an okiya at the age of four, the intricate training that made up most of her education, her successful career, and the traditions surrounding the geisha cu....

Four Eternal Women

By Mary Dian Molton
  • Realese Date : 2011
  • Synopsis Book : Toni Wolff was at first the patient, and later the friend, mistress for a time, long-term colleague and personal analyst of Swiss Psychiatrist Carl Jung. In addition to her work as the founder, leader....


By Liza Dalby
  • Realese Date : 2008-12-10
  • Synopsis Book : The author, an American anthropologist, describes her experiences during the year she spent as a Japanese geisha, and looks at the role of women, and geishas, in modern Japan.....


By Mineko Iwasaki
  • Realese Date : 2001-01-01
  • Synopsis Book : For more than four decades, Mineko Iwasaki has lived within the boundaries of powerful but invisible constraints. With this autobiography, Mineko eloquently removes the veil that has long concealed th....

Geisha of Gion

By Mineko Iwasaki
  • Realese Date : 2012-12-11
  • Synopsis Book : The extraordinary, bestselling memoir from Japan's foremost geisha. 'A glimpse into the exotic, mysterious, tinged-with-eroticism world of the almost mythical geisha' Val Hennessy, Daily Mail '[An] el....

Life of Geisha

By Eleanor Underwood
  • Realese Date : 2012-07-10
  • Synopsis Book : This book of Geisha culture and history features beautiful antique photographs and a wealth of information. Geisha have the odd distinction of being both legendary and real, and this book helps clarif....

Life and Death in the Garden

By Kathryn Meyer
  • Realese Date : 2014-09-11
  • Synopsis Book : This compelling book provides a rare glimpse into the heart of wartime China. Kathryn Meyer draws us into the perilous world of the Garden of Grand Vision, a ramshackle structure where a floating popu....

Under Foreign Eyes

By James King
  • Realese Date : 2012
  • Synopsis Book : This book is about the perception of Japan in the sixty films set there by gaijin (foreigners) —outsiders who almost always do not speak or read Japanese. My area of attention is directed to films d....

A Vision of the Orient

By J. L. Wisenthal
  • Realese Date : 2006-01-01
  • Synopsis Book : Best known as the story from the 1904 Puccini opera, the compelling modern myth of Madame Butterfly has been read, watched, and re-interpreted for many years. This volume examines the Madame Butterfly....

Decoding International Law

By Susan Tiefenbrun
  • Realese Date : 2010-04-14
  • Synopsis Book : Violations of international law and human rights laws are the plague of the twentieth and twenty-first centuries. Violence and the flagrant violation of human rights have a naturally dramatic effect t....

Fodor's Tokyo

By Fodor’s Travel Guides
  • Realese Date : 2023-02-07
  • Synopsis Book : Whether you want to stay in a ryokan, stand in awe at busy Shibuya Crossing, visit beautiful temples, or hike Mount Fuji, the local Fodor’s travel experts in Tokyo are here to help! Fodor’s Tokyo ....

The Courtesan's Arts

By Martha Feldman
  • Realese Date : 2006-03-23
  • Synopsis Book : Courtesans, hetaeras, tawaif-s, ji-s--these women have exchanged artistic graces, elevated conversation, and sexual favors with male patrons throughout history and around the world. In Ming dynasty Ch....


By Jodi Cobb
  • Realese Date : 1995
  • Synopsis Book : A photographic chronicle of the life of the geisha, detailing the training, costumes, make-up, and attitudes that allow them to present the illusion of the perfect woman.....