A Nation of a Hundred Million Idiots?: A Social History of by Jayson Makoto Chun

By Jayson Makoto Chun

This e-book bargains a background 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 eastern pop culture, but additionally the japanese social and political panorama. throughout the early years of tv, jap of all backgrounds, from politicians to moms, debated the results on society. the general public discourse surrounding the expansion of tv printed its position in forming the id of postwar Japan throughout the period of high-speed progress (1955-1973) that observed Japan reworked into an financial strength and one of many world's most sensible exporters of tv programming.

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