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  • Down and Out in Negishi: Reclusion and Struggle in an Edo Suburb 

    Brecher, W. Puck (Journal of Japanese Studies, 2009)
    As administratively ambiguous zones, suburbs in early modern Japan (1600â 1868) became favored as secluded sites conducive to self-reinvention. The community occupying Negishi in the eighteenth and nineteenth centuries ...