Note: Since this week we’re talking about the sex trade, I’ve taken the precaution of giving this episode an explicit tag. However, it does not include any more language than usual; it’s just a precaution because iTunes can get pretty finicky about this stuff.
So with that in mind, let’s get down and dirty into the world of prostitution!
Listen to the episode here.
Stanley, Amy. Selling Women: Prostitution, Markets, and the Household in Early Modern Japan.
Garon, Sheldon. Molding Japanese Minds
A solid Japan Times article on the subject.