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Embracing differences : transnational cultural flows between Japan and the United States

Author: Iris-Aya Laemmerhirt
Publisher: Bielefeld : Transcript, [2013]
Dissertation: Ph. D. Ruhr-Universität Bochum 2008
Series: Culture & theory.
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The omnipresence and popularity of American consumer products in Japan have triggered an avalanche of writing shedding light on different aspects of this cross-cultural relationship. Cultural interactions are often accompanied by the term cultural imperialism, a concept that on close scrutiny turns out to be a hasty oversimplification given the contemporary cultural interaction between the U.S. and Japan. ¿Embracing  Read more...
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Laemmerhirt, Iris-Aya.
Embracing differences
(OCoLC)1042251317
Material Type: Thesis/dissertation
Document Type: Book
All Authors / Contributors: Iris-Aya Laemmerhirt
ISBN: 9783837626001 3837626008
OCLC Number: 871300316
Description: 261 pages ; 23 cm.
Series Title: Culture & theory.
Responsibility: Iris-Aya Laemmerhirt.

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