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Amy Stanley
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Amy Stanley received her PhD in East Asian Languages and Civilizations from Harvard University. During her graduate training, she spent years studying in Japan at Kansai University (Osaka) and Waseda University (Tokyo). She is now an associate professor of History at Northwestern University in Evanston, Illinois, but Tokyo will always be her favourite city in the world.

Books by Amy Stanley

Stranger in the Shogun's City

A groundbreaking new history of Edo, now modern-day Tokyo, that will change our understanding of Japanese history, placing women's lives back in the historical picture

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