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Tokyo Boogie Woogie

Pub Date : 2017-04-10 | Author : Hiromu Nagahara | Publisher : Harvard University Press

ISBN 10 : 9780674971691
ISBN 13 : 0674971698

Emerging in the 1920s, the Japanese pop scene gained a devoted following, and the soundscape of the next four decades became the audible symbol of changing times. In the first Engl..


Sayonara Amerika Sayonara Nippon

Pub Date : 2012 | Author : Michael K. Bourdaghs | Publisher : Columbia University Press

ISBN 10 : 9780231158749
ISBN 13 : 0231158742

From the beginning of the American Occupation in 1945 to the post-bubble period of the early 1990s, popular music provided Japanese listeners with a much-needed release, channeling..


Pop Culture And The Everyday In Japan

Pub Date : 2012 | Author : Katsuya Minamida | Publisher : Apollo Books

ISBN 10 : 1920901450
ISBN 13 : 9781920901455

In this study, a group of young Japanese sociologists scrutinizes the sociological foundations of the ways in which the Japanese people produce and consume cultural commodities and..



Japan

Pub Date : 2003-12 | Author : Melanie Guile | Publisher : Heinemann-Raintree Library

ISBN 10 : 1410904709
ISBN 13 : 9781410904706

Explore ways of life in Japan. Examine how people identify themselves through language, social customs, and spiritual beliefs, as well as traditions of literature, art, crafts, dan..