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Screening enlightenment

Hollywood and the cultural reconstruction of defeated Japan

by Hiroshi Kitamura

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Published by Cornell University Press in Ithaca .
Written in English

    Subjects:
  • Motion pictures, American -- Japan -- Influence,
  • Motion pictures -- Social aspects -- Japan -- History,
  • Japan -- History -- Allied occupation, 1945-1952,
  • Japan -- Civilization -- American influences,
  • Japan -- Civilization -- 1945-

  • Edition Notes

    Includes bibliographical references and index.

    StatementHiroshi Kitamura.
    Classifications
    LC ClassificationsPN1993.5.J3 K57 2010
    The Physical Object
    Paginationp. cm.
    ID Numbers
    Open LibraryOL23862492M
    ISBN 109780801445996
    LC Control Number2009044415
    OCLC/WorldCa460711709

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Shows how the US's expansive attempt at cultural globalization helped transform Japan into one of Hollywood's key markets. He also demonstrates the prominent role American cinema played in the political reeducation and reorientation of the Japanese.

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