No Steps Behind: Beate Sirota Gordon's Battle for Women's Rights in Japan

Discover the unlikely story of Beate Sirota Gordon, a young woman who grew up in Japan and returned as a translator working for the American military after WWII. Fluent in Japanese language and culture, she was assigned to work with the delegation writing the new post-war constitution. Thanks to her bravery in speaking up for the women of Japan, the new constitution ended up including equal rights for all women.


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Book TitleISBN #CopyrightCDN ListDisc. %Disc. PriceStatus
No Steps Behind: Beate Sirota Gordon?s Battle for Women?s Rights in Japan97819395475522019 $27.9020%$22.32 Will Ship 4-6 Wks