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Description - Showa Japan by Hans Brinckmann

Japan's Showa era began in 1926 when Emperor Hirohito took the throne and ending on his death in 1989 was the formative age of modern Japan. No doubt the most momentous, calamitous, successful and glamorous period in Japan's recent history, today, Showa is a beacon for nostalgia that is memorialised yearly in a national holiday. From the highs of Showa extravagance to the lows of the lean years that followed, Showa Japan examines the impact of this era and its aftermath on every aspect of Japanese society.

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Book Details

ISBN: 9784805310021
ISBN-10: 4805310022
Format: Hardback
Pages: 288
Imprint: Tuttle Shokai Inc
Publisher: Tuttle Shokai Inc
Publish Date: 15-Oct-2008
Country of Publication: Japan

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Author Biography - Hans Brinckmann

Hans Brinckmann is the author of The Magatama Doodle: One Man's Affair with Japan, 1950-1974 and Noon Elusive, a collection of short stories. He divides his time between Tokyo and London.

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