1990: The Voices of Women in Asia

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Elisabeth Bumiller ’79

Elisabeth Bumiller advanced global understanding of the experiences of South Asian and Japanese women — and provided a safe space for them to share their voices — in her unforgettable books May You Be the Mother of a Hundred Sons: A Journey Among the Women of India and The Secrets of Mariko: A Year in the Life of a Japanese Woman and Her Family. 


May You Be the Mother of A Hundred Sons

47. Bumiller page 1

Chapter 1: Arrival and Introduction


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