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Film and political culture in postwar Japan

Michael H. Gibbs

Film and political culture in postwar Japan

by Michael H. Gibbs

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Published by Peter Lang in New York .
Written in English

    Subjects:
  • Motion pictures,
  • Politics and government,
  • Politics in motion pictures

  • Edition Notes

    Includes bibliographical references and index.

    StatementMichael H. Gibbs
    SeriesFraming film: the history and art of cinema -- v. 15
    Classifications
    LC ClassificationsPN1995.9.P6 G54 2012
    The Physical Object
    Paginationp. cm.
    ID Numbers
    Open LibraryOL25260019M
    ISBN 109781433117671, 9781453902561
    LC Control Number2012010106

    In the end, the people of Japan mourn the sacrifice of Serizawa and continue to fear the unintended consequences of nuclear testing, but rejoice in the demise of Godzilla (indeed, some commentators have read the self-congratulatory celebrations at the end of the film as a symbolic and therapeutic rewriting of the end of World War II, with Japan.   In “Studies in Intellectual History of Tokugawa Japan,” leading postwar political scientist Masao Maruyama chronicles the ideas and debates of scholars throughout the Edo Period ().

    Book Description: Justin Jesty'sArt and Engagement in Early Postwar Japanreframes the history of art and its politics in Japan postThis fascinating cultural history addresses our broad understanding of the immediate postwar era moving toward the Cold War and subsequent consolidations of . Justin Jesty’s Art and Engagement in Early Postwar Japan reframes the history of art and its politics in Japan post This fascinating cultural history addresses our broad understanding of the immediate postwar era moving toward the Cold War and subsequent consolidations of political and cultural by: 2.

    A trove of primary source materials, From Postwar to Postmodern, Art in Japan – is an invaluable scholarly resource for readers who wish to explore the fascinating subject of avant-garde art in postwar Japan. In this comprehensive anthology, an array of key documents, artist manifestos, critical essays, and roundtable discussions are translated into English for the first time. In a manga (comic book) was for the first time successfully charged with the crime of obscenity in the Japanese courts. In The Art of Censorship Kirsten Cather traces how this case represents the most recent in a long line of sensational landmark obscenity trials that have dotted the history of postwar Japan. The objects of these trials range from a highbrow literary translation of Lady.


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A Fulbright-Hays fellowship recipient, Dr. Gibbs has lived in Japan for over nine years, carrying out his research in labor archives in Japan. He speaks and reads Japanese fluently. Japanese popular culture includes Japanese cinema, cuisine, television programs, anime, manga, video games and music, all of which retain older artistic and literary traditions, and many of their themes and styles of presentation can be traced to traditional art porary forms of popular culture, much like the traditional forms, are not only forms of entertainment but also aspects to.

In a manga (comic book) was for the first time successfully charged with the crime of obscenity in the Japanese courts. In The Art of Censorship Kirsten Cather traces how this case represents the most recent in a long line of sensational landmark obscenity trials that have dotted the history of postwar Japan.

The objects of these trials range from a highbrow literary translation of Lady Cited by: 9. The cinema of Japan (日本映画, Nihon eiga, also known domestically as 邦画 hōga, "domestic cinema") has a history that spans more than years.

Japan has one of the oldest and largest film industries in the world; as ofit was the fourth largest by number of feature films produced. In Japan produced feature films that earned % of a box office total of US$ distributors: Toho (%), Walt Disney. Postwar Japan’s first task was to settle the political system.

In the immediate post-Occupation period, progressives bitterly denounced attempts by conservatives to turn back the reforms passed during the Allied Occupation of Japan (); in several stormy sessions in the ’s, the police had to be called into the National Diet to restore order.

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