Tokyo in Transit: Japanese Culture on the Rails and Road

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Increased use of mass transportation in the early twentieth century enabled men and women of different social classes to interact in ways they had not before. Using a cultural studies approach that combines historical research and literary analysis, author Alisa Freedman investigates fictional, journalistic, and popular culture depictions of how mass transportation changed prewar Tokyo's social fabric and artistic movements, giving rise to gender roles that have come to characterize modern Japan. Freedman persuasively ...

Tokyo in Transit: Japanese Culture on the Rails and Road 2010, Stanford University Press, Palo Alto

ISBN-13: 9780804771450

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Tokyo in Transit: Japanese Culture on the Rails and Road 2010, Stanford University Press, Palo Alto

ISBN-13: 9780804771443

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