Janice Nimura

Lucy Schaeffer

Appearing Courtesy of Harriet Marble

Janice P. Nimura is an author whose work includes "Daughters of the Samurai: A Journey from East to West and Back," which was a New York Times Notable book in 2015. She has written essays and book reviews for the New York Times, the Washington Post, the Los Angeles Times, the Chicago Tribune, Salon and LitHub, among others.

Nimura has also received a Public Scholar Award from the National Endowment for the Humanities in support of her work on "The Doctors Blackwell."

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Scheduled events:
Who Makes History?
What makes history, who makes it, why are some stories told -- and some aren't? Historians Janice Nimura, Jacquelyn Dowd Hall and Susan Crane come together to discuss these intriguing questions and much more.

Desert Diamond Casinos Stage (Seats 1000)
Sat, Mar 6, 9:00 am - 10:00 am
History / Biography

Panelists: Susan Crane, Jacquelyn Hall, Janice Nimura
Moderator: Susan Crane

The Doctors Blackwell
How Two Pioneering Sisters Brought Medicine to Women and Women to Medicine
History / Biography
W. W. Norton, Incorporated
January 2021
ISBN 9780393635546
336 pages
$27.95, INSTORE
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Daughters of the Samurai
A Journey from East to West and Back
History / Biography
W. W. Norton, Incorporated
May 2016
ISBN 9780393352788
Paperback, 347 pages

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