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Unformatted text preview: Brianne McClellan Summary #2 9/8/2010 MWF 1-1:50 During the famine of 1837 citizens, including Nishimiya Hide, followed the decisions made by Tokugawa Nariaki closely. This included only eating two meals a day and wearing only clothing made of cotton. Hide had to take care of her family from the age of fourteen when her mother died until the age of sixteen when her father remarried because she was the oldest daughter leaving her in the position of care provider. Nariaki fell out of favor with the shogun in 1844 which meant he was banned from reading and had to entertain himself in ways that high ranking women did. Hide waited on Yoshiko for nineteen years. She did so even after the death of Nariaki and stayed close during her mourning period. When her father became ill and Yoshiko also needed her, Hide needed to make a choice and ultimately returned to Yoshiko. Had she remained an her, Hide needed to make a choice and ultimately returned to Yoshiko....
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This note was uploaded on 10/11/2010 for the course HIST 467 taught by Professor Ness during the Fall '10 term at St. Cloud.
- Fall '10