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Daughters of the Samurai
- A Journey from East to West and Back
- By: Janice P. Nimura
- Narrated by: Emily Zeller
- Length: 10 hrs and 20 mins
In 1871, five young girls were sent by the Japanese government to the United States. Their mission: learn Western ways and return to help nurture a new generation of enlightened men to lead Japan. Raised in traditional samurai households during the turmoil of civil war, three of these unusual ambassadors - Sutematsu Yamakawa, Shige Nagai, and Ume Tsuda - grew up as typical American schoolgirls. Upon their arrival in San Francisco, they became celebrities.
Women who overcome
- By NAC on 01-13-17
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