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Investigating 'impurity' in Tokyo's marginalized leatherwork districts

Posted on 03 May 2015. Tags: ‘impurity’, districts, Investigating, leatherwork, marginalized, Tokyo’s

Investigating ‘impurity’ in Tokyo’s marginalized leatherwork districts “How is it that both Texan leather and a Texan anthropologist ended up at the same tannery north of Tokyo?” author Joseph Hankins asks. The synchronicity resulted in the writer abandoning a project on language use and gender in Japan for a study of …

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