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By Jayson Makoto Chun

ISBN-10: 041580597X

ISBN-13: 9780415805971

ISBN-10: 041597660X

ISBN-13: 9780415976602

This booklet bargains a historical past of jap tv audiences and the preferred media tradition that tv helped to spawn. In a relatively brief interval, the tv helped to reconstruct not just postwar jap pop culture, but in addition the japanese social and political panorama. throughout the early years of tv, eastern of all backgrounds, from politicians to moms, debated the consequences on society. the general public discourse surrounding the expansion of tv published its function in forming the id of postwar Japan in the course of the period of high-speed progress (1955-1973) that observed Japan reworked into an fiscal strength and one of many world's most sensible exporters of tv programming.

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