(Yoshinobu Nakamura) (The Women Sea Divers in Japan)

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Tokyo:Tokyo Chunichi Shinbun,1st edition,1962,Hardcover with slipcase.Numbered copy,Ltd of 2000.In Japanese.

Condition:(Book)Good,Shelfwear,Some creases in the first and last few pages,Some stains on front and back cover. Edges are yellowed by aging. A few very small holes in a few pages. (Slipcase)Acceptable,Stains,Rubbed edges,Some clicks,A part of title label sticker has been torn out. SEE THE PHOTOS BEFORE BUY IT.

Intriguing documentary on the practice of the Ama – female free divers who harvest pearls. The history and rituals of the Ama are fascinating, with women being taught during their teenage years by elder Amas, who often work into their seventies.