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The Brittle Decade: Visualizing Japan in the 1930s - Dower, John (Text by), and Morse, Anne Nishimura (Text by), and Atkins, Jacqueline (Text by)
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Visualizing modernism in prewar Japan Modernity took many forms in 1930s Japan, but in the tumultuous years before militarism pushed the country toward global aggression, it was most visibly associated with a glittering consumer culture. Inundated with western jazz-age trends and new technologies, Japan's big cities, especially Tokyo, offered the most enticing attractions to a newly liberated generation: bustling streets of department stores, caf???s and teahouses, movie theaters and ballroom dance halls. Modern ...

The Brittle Decade: Visualizing Japan in the 1930s 2012, MFA Publications

ISBN-13: 9780878467693