By Shunsuke Tsurumi
Shunsuke Tsurumi, one among Japan’s such a lot wonderful modern philosophers, maintains his learn of the highbrow and social heritage of contemporary Japan with this penetrating research of pop culture within the post-war years. jap manga (comics), manzai (dialogues), tv, advertisements and renowned songs are the medium for a revealing exam of the numerous contradictory forces at paintings underneath the outside of an it appears uniform and common tradition. the writer argues that the iconography of those well known varieties has deep and demanding implication for the improvement of eastern nationwide lifestyles within the post-growth years that lie forward.
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A Cultural History of Postwar Japan: 1945-1980 (Routledge Library Editions: Japan) by Shunsuke Tsurumi