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Conclusion: The Nishijin Experience in Comparative Perspective

Tamara K. Hareven

in The Silk Weavers of Kyoto: Family and Work in a Changing Traditional Industry

Published in print:
2003
Published Online:
March 2012
ISBN:
9780520228177
eISBN:
9780520935761
Item type:
chapter
Publisher:
University of California Press
DOI:
10.1525/california/9780520228177.003.0020
Subject:
Sociology, Occupations, Professions, and Work

This chapter considers the comparative strands between the Nishijin experience and that of the West. The questions addressed in this study are central to an understanding of the relationship between ... More


A World within a World

Tamara K. Hareven

in The Silk Weavers of Kyoto: Family and Work in a Changing Traditional Industry

Published in print:
2003
Published Online:
March 2012
ISBN:
9780520228177
eISBN:
9780520935761
Item type:
chapter
Publisher:
University of California Press
DOI:
10.1525/california/9780520228177.003.0002
Subject:
Sociology, Occupations, Professions, and Work

Nishijin cloth is considered informally a cultural property of Japan. The introduction of the jacquard, followed by the spread of the powerloom, revitalized Nishijin's industry and made it supreme in ... More


Mrs. Shibagaki: Artistic Handloom Weaver

Tamara K. Hareven

in The Silk Weavers of Kyoto: Family and Work in a Changing Traditional Industry

Published in print:
2003
Published Online:
March 2012
ISBN:
9780520228177
eISBN:
9780520935761
Item type:
chapter
Publisher:
University of California Press
DOI:
10.1525/california/9780520228177.003.0007
Subject:
Sociology, Occupations, Professions, and Work

This chapter discusses the narrative of Mrs. Shibagaki Kimie. She worked as a demonstration weaver on the traditional wooden handloom in the Nishijin Textile Center. She uses the technique of ... More


Mrs. Fuwa: Artistic Handloom Weaver

Tamara K. Hareven

in The Silk Weavers of Kyoto: Family and Work in a Changing Traditional Industry

Published in print:
2003
Published Online:
March 2012
ISBN:
9780520228177
eISBN:
9780520935761
Item type:
chapter
Publisher:
University of California Press
DOI:
10.1525/california/9780520228177.003.0008
Subject:
Sociology, Occupations, Professions, and Work

This chapter describes the narrative of Mrs. Fuwa Emiko. She works as a demonstration weaver in the Nishijin Weaving Center at the time of interview. She had apprenticed with Mrs. Shibagaki. Her ... More


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