What Does “American” Mean in Postwar Japan?

  • YOSHIMI SHUNYA
  • Published 2010

Abstract

It is often said that postwar Japanese popular culture is basically “American”. In other words, “American” influence has been decisive for the development of cultural consumption in everyday life in postwar Japan. But the question here is in the very concept of the “American” itself in the historical context of postwar Japan and East Asia. Of course, it is… (More)

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