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The worlds of Japanese popular culture : gender, shifting boundaries and global cultures / edited by D.P. Martinez
(Contemporary Japanese society)

Publisher Cambridge, UK : Cambridge University Press
Year 1998
Codes ID=2000780480 NCID=BA38499396

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Language English
Size xi, 212 p. : ill. ; 24 cm
Contents Gender, shifting boundaries and global cultures / D.P. Martinez
Sumo in the popular culture of contemporary Japan / Yamaguchi Masao
Transformational magic : some Japanese super-heroes and monsters / Tom Gill
Akira, postmodernism and resistance / Isolde Standish
Japan's empty orchestras : echoes of Japanese culture in the performance of karaoke / Bill Kelly
Vampires, psychic girls, flying women and sailor scouts : four faces of the young female in Japanese popular culture / Susan J. Napier
Japanese women's magazines : the language of aspiration / Keiko Tanaka
Nonchan's dream : NHK morning serialized television novels / Paul A.S. Harvey
Media stories of bliss and mixed blessings / Halldór Stefánsson
The cult of Oguricap, or, How women changed the social value of Japanese horse-racing / Nagashima Nobuhiro
Soccer shinhatsubai : what are Japanese consumers making of the J. League? / Jonathan Watts
Notes Includes bibliographical references and index
Authors Martinez, D. P. (Dolores P.), 1957-
Subjects LCSH:Popular culture -- Japan  All Subject Search
LCSH:Japan -- Civilization -- 1945-  All Subject Search
Classification LCC:DS822.5
DC21:306/.0952
Vol : hbk ; ISBN:0521631289
: pbk ; ISBN:0521637295

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North Library (Closed Stack, 1st-3rd, Books) : hbk 306.0952/W891 0173211888
0521631289 1998
North Library (Closed Stack, 5-7th, Media, Foreign Books) : pbk 306.0952/W893 7180016268
0521637295 1998
Letters,Anthropology : pbk 306.0952/W893 0571337112
0521637295 1998

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