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A Century of Popular Culture in Japan (Japanese Studies, 9)

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Published by Edwin Mellen Press .
Written in English

    Subjects:
  • Anthropology,
  • Asian / Middle Eastern history: from c 1900 -,
  • Popular culture,
  • 20th century,
  • Sociology,
  • Japan,
  • Social Science,
  • Archaeology / Anthropology,
  • Anthropology - Cultural,
  • Ethnic Studies - General

  • The Physical Object
    FormatHardcover
    Number of Pages228
    ID Numbers
    Open LibraryOL8078342M
    ISBN 10077347854X
    ISBN 109780773478541


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Japanese popular culture is constantly evolving in the face of internal and external influence. Popular Culture, Globalization and Japan examines this evolution from a new and challenging perspective by focusing on the movements of popular culture into and out of Japan.

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