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Author Fuess, Harald.

Title Divorce in Japan : family, gender, and the state, 1600-2000 / Harald Fuess.

Imprint Stanford, Calif. : Stanford University Press, 2004.

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 Moore Stacks  HQ937 .F84 2004    Available  ---
Description xiv, 226 p. : ill., maps ; 24 cm.
Series Studies of the East Asian Institute
Studies of the East Asian Institute.
Bibliography Includes bibliographical references (p. [211]-222) and index.
Contents The forgotten history of Japanese divorce -- For the sake of the house : Edo-period patterns, perceptions, and precedents -- Testing a spouse : the trial marriage system -- Unsuitable to the family tradition? : Popular divorce customs in the 1870s -- Between French law and Japanese customs : codifying divorce in Meiji Japan -- When marriage was on the rise : declining divorce rates, 1898-1940 -- Forward to the past : a historical perspective on Japanese divorce after World War II.
Subject Divorce -- Japan -- History.
Domestic relations -- Japan.
ISBN 0804743576 (alk. paper)