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Japan since 1945: from Postwar to Post-Bubble

Gerteis, Christopher and George, Timothy S., eds. (2012) Japan since 1945: from Postwar to Post-Bubble. London and New York: Bloomsbury.

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Abstract

The fifteen multidisciplinary essays that comprise this book examine the social, cultural, and political underpinnings of Japan’s postwar and post-industrial trajectories. Unique for their integration of gender, class and ethnicity within four thematic narrative frames, the essays of this volume explore topics that range from the last twenty years of the Japanese state’s efforts to formulate industrial policy and foster financial reform to the unconnected efforts of a Japanese broadcaster and an American airline to construct personal and national identification around nostalgic notions of a reified ‘self’.

Item Type: Edited Books
SOAS Departments & Centres: Regional Centres > Japan Research Centre
Faculty of Arts and Humanities > Department of History
Subjects: D History General and Old World > DS Asia
H Social Sciences > HD Industries. Land use. Labor
H Social Sciences > HG Finance
H Social Sciences > HN Social history and conditions. Social problems. Social reform
H Social Sciences > HQ The family. Marriage. Women
H Social Sciences > HT Communities. Classes. Races
K Law > KL Asia and Eurasia, Africa, Pacific Area, and Antarctica
ISBN: 9781441101181
Depositing User: Christopher Gerteis
Date Deposited: 08 Mar 2012 14:18
URI: http://eprints.soas.ac.uk/id/eprint/13205

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