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Tokyo Boogie-Woogie

Japan’s Pop Era and Its Discontents

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$35.00 • £27.95 • €31.50

ISBN 9780674971691

Publication: April 2017

Academic Trade

288 pages

5-1/2 x 8-1/4 inches

9 halftones

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  • Introduction: The Popular Song Era
  • 1. The Invention of Popular Song
  • 2. The State as Critic and Consumer
  • 3. The Long War on Popular Song
  • 4. Boogie-Woogie Democracy
  • 5. The End of Popular Song and of Critique
  • Conclusion: The Television Age and Beyond
  • Notes
  • Acknowledgments
  • Index