A Woman with Demons: The Life of Kamiya Mieko (Google eBook)

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McGill-Queen's Press - MQUP, Jan 1, 2006 - Biography & Autobiography - 261 pages
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Kamiya Mieko, the Japanese writer, psychiatrist, professor, and mystic, was a far more complex and intriguing figure than her popular image as a philanthropic doctor for leprosy patients suggests. a Woman with Demons corrects the myths about Kamiya's life
  

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Contents

Family Background and Early Childhood 19141923
3
The Swiss Days 19231926
17
Readjustment to Japan and Student Life at Seijo Higher Girls School and Tsuda College
38
4 Love with Nomura Kazuhiko and the Lasting Impact of His Death
51
The American Days 19381940
84
6 A Medical Student in Japan 19411944
129
7 An Unmarried Female Psychiatrist at Tokyo University Hospital 19441946
166
8 Kamiya Mieko in Her Later Years
204
A Happy Ending
217
Notes
223
Index
253
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Page vi - Without his kind cooperation this biography would never have been written. I would also like to express my indebtedness to Ms Sumikawa Midori, the niece of Nomura Kazuhiko, who figures prominently in this biography, for kindly allowing me to read a substantial part of the "diary" he left at his premature death.

About the author (2006)

Yuzo Ota is professor of history, McGill University, and the author of numerous books including Basil Hall Chamberlain: Portrait of a Japanologist.

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