New PDF release: A Cultural History of Postwar Japan: 1945-1980 (Routledge

By Shunsuke Tsurumi

ISBN-10: 0415587816

ISBN-13: 9780415587815

ISBN-10: 0415846889

ISBN-13: 9780415846882

Shunsuke Tsurumi, one in every of Japan’s so much extraordinary modern philosophers, keeps his learn of the highbrow and social background of recent Japan with this penetrating research of pop culture within the post-war years. jap manga (comics), manzai (dialogues), tv, ads and well known songs are the medium for a revealing exam of the numerous contradictory forces at paintings underneath the skin of an it sounds as if uniform and common tradition. the writer argues that the iconography of those well known kinds has deep and demanding implication for the advance of eastern nationwide lifestyles within the post-growth years that lie forward.


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