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Showa, 1953-1989 : a history of Japan

Author: Shigeru Mizuki; Zack Davisson
Publisher: [Montreal] : Drawn & Quarterly, 2015.
Edition/Format:   Print book : Biography : English : First paperback editionView all editions and formats
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"The last half of Japan's Showa era, on which this volume concentrates, was as different from the first half as day is from night. It was an era of unprecedented peace and prosperity, despite being rife with internal contradictions. Because it is recent history, it is less analyzed, messier, and harder to summarize, yet Mizuki is more than up to the challenge. At the end of this series, we see Shigeru Mizuki coming  Read more...
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Genre/Form: Comic books, strips, etc
Graphic novels
History
Named Person: Shigeru Mizuki; Shigeru Mizuki
Material Type: Biography
Document Type: Book
All Authors / Contributors: Shigeru Mizuki; Zack Davisson
ISBN: 9781770462014 1770462015
OCLC Number: 884539727
Notes: Translation of: Komikku Shōwa-shi.
Presented in the traditional Japanese manner and meant to br read from right ot left, starting at the "back" of the book.
Description: 533 pages, 64 pages of plates : illustrations chiefly (some color) ; 23 cm
Other Titles: Komikku Shōwa-shi.
Responsibility: Shigeru Mizuki ; translation by Zack Davisson.

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The final volume in the Eisner-nominated history of Japan.  Read more...

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