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This classic bestseller offers an intimate glimpse into a unique female community. In her account of her experience as the Kyoto geisha Ichigiku, Liza Dalby - the only non-Japanese ever to have trained as a geisha - reveals the re alities of a world that has long been the subject of rumour and fantas y, and that continues to fascinate Japanese and Westerners alike. Liza Dalby. Liza Dalby is an anthropologist specialising in Japanese culture and the only Westerner to have become a geisha. Our Lists.

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This classic bestseller offers an intimate glimpse into a unique female community. In her account of her experience as the Kyoto geisha Ichigiku, Liza Dalby - the only non-Japanese ever to have trained as a geisha - reveals the re alities of a world that has long been the subject of rumour and fantas y, and that continues to fascinate Japanese and Westerners alike. Liza Dalby. Liza Dalby is an anthropologist specialising in Japanese culture and the only Westerner to have become a geisha.

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Liza Dalby

Liza Crihfield Dalby born is an American anthropologist and novelist specializing in Japanese culture. For her graduate studies, Dalby studied and performed fieldwork in Japan of the geisha community which she wrote about in her Ph. Since that time, she has written five books. Her first book, Geisha , was based on her early research. The next book, Kimono is about traditional Japanese clothing and the history of the kimono.

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One day in the late s, a year-old American girl called Liza Dalby was walking down a street in Saga, a city in southern Japan, when she heard the music of the shamisen for the first time. It was lucky that they did. After that, one connection always seemed to lead to another. Dalby never planned to become a geisha herself, but during the course of her research was eventually invited to join a small geisha community in Kyoto, where the geisha tradition is sometimes said to have originated. Deborah Moggach: my time in Seventies Pakistan. The pen is mightier abroad.

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