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Asian popular culture

Author: John A Lent
Publisher: Boulder : Westview Press, 1995.
Series: International communication and popular culture.
Edition/Format:   Print book : EnglishView all editions and formats
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"Though Asian popular culture has had its impact on the United States, we know little of significance about it. This book provides a readable, in-depth understanding of the spectrum of Asian popular culture including popular music, pornography, toys, comic art, cartooning, humor, film, television, advertising, gossip, language, and public transportation, from Singapore, Malaysia, Japan, India, Pakistan, Hong Kong,  Read more...
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Genre/Form: Aufsatzsammlung
Additional Physical Format: Online version:
Asian popular culture.
Boulder : Westview Press, 1995
(OCoLC)603806154
Material Type: Internet resource
Document Type: Book, Internet Resource
All Authors / Contributors: John A Lent
ISBN: 0813320488 9780813320489 0813320496 9780813320496
OCLC Number: 31710112
Description: viii, 232 pages : illustrations ; 24 cm.
Contents: "Hey, we equatorial people" : popular music and contemporary society in Malaysia / Craig A. Lockard --
Music culture in Singapore : record companies, retailers, and performers / Alan Wells and Lee Chun Wah --
Thai cassettes and their covers : two case histories / Deborah Wong --
Blood, brothers, and Hong Kong gangster movies : pop culture commentary on "One China" / Barbara Ryan --
Southeast Asia pop art : the movie billboard / John A. Lent --
Mr. Atomic, Mr. Mercury, and Chime Trooper : Japan's answer to the American dream / Ron Tanner --
Coffee shop culture : days in the life of Manila's gossip mill / Antonio Lopez --
Cartooning in Sri Lanka : a precarious tightrope act / Leonard Rifas --
Sexism in Japanese weekly comic magazines for men / Kinko Ito --
Sanmao : classic cartoons and Chinese popular culture / Mary Ann Farquhar --
Immortal picture-stories : comic art in early Indian art / Aruna Rao --
Moving art galleries of South and Southeast Asia / John A. Lent --
Modern Malay folklore : the humor magazines / Ronald Provencher --
Crossing ethnolinguistic boundaries : a preliminary look at the Gaijin Tarento in Japan / Laura Miller --
Pachinko, Japan's national pastime / Elizabeth Kiritani.
Series Title: International communication and popular culture.
Responsibility: edited by John A. Lent.

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A study of Asian popular culture, from China to Sri Lanka. The contributors discuss a wide variety of examples, including film, television, advertising, fashion, gossip, popular music and  Read more...

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