The Mayor of Aihara
Simon Partner (Trinity Hall 1977)
University of California Press
Aizawa Kikutaro was born into the wealthiest family in Hashimoto, an agricultural village specializing in wheat and silk.
Taking the biography of this villager as its focus and incorporating details of life drawn from Aizawa's diary, this book chronicles the transformation of Hashimoto against the background of Japan's rapid industrialization.
Publication date: 13 July 2009
Buy online at Heffers
Added: 11 January 2010
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