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The Worlds of Japanese Popular Culture

Gender, Shifting Boundaries and Global Cultures (Contemporary Japanese Society)

by Dolores Martinez

  • 14 Want to read
  • 2 Currently reading

Published by Cambridge University Press .
Written in English

    Subjects:
  • Social & cultural anthropology,
  • Japan - History - 20th Century,
  • Social Science,
  • Archaeology / Anthropology,
  • Sociology,
  • Japan,
  • Popular Culture,
  • Anthropology - Cultural,
  • Anthropology - General,
  • Popular culture--Japan,
  • Social Science / Anthropology / Cultural,
  • 1945-,
  • Civilization

  • The Physical Object
    FormatHardcover
    Number of Pages228
    ID Numbers
    Open LibraryOL7749406M
    ISBN 100521631289
    ISBN 109780521631280

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The book's contributors include Japanese as well as British, Icelandic and North American writers, offering a diversity of views of what Japanese popular culture is, and how it is best approached and understood.

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Martinez; 1 Sumo in the popular culture. POPULAR CULTURE ANALYSIS ESSAY: Students will write a 5- to 7-page research essay which analyzes an aspect of Japanese popular culture.

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