skip to content
Showa : a history of Japan Preview this item
ClosePreview this item
Checking...

Showa : a history of Japan

Author: Shigeru Mizuki; Zack Davisson
Publisher: [New York], USA : Drawn & Quarterly, a client publisher of Farra, Straus and Giroux, ©2015.
Edition/Format:   Print book : Fiction : English : First paperback editionView all editions and formats
Summary:
A manga history of Japan during the Showa era, which encompassed the reign of Emperor Hirohito and spanned the years 1926-1989.
Rating:

(not yet rated) 0 with reviews - Be the first.

Subjects
More like this

Find a copy in the library

&AllPage.SpinnerRetrieving; Finding libraries that hold this item...

Details

Genre/Form: Graphic novels
Comic books, strips, etc
History
Translations
Translations into English
Named Person: Shigeru Mizuki; Shigeru Mizuki
Material Type: Fiction
Document Type: Book
All Authors / Contributors: Shigeru Mizuki; Zack Davisson
ISBN: 9781770461352 1770461353 9781770461512 1770461515 9781770461628 1770461620 9781770462014 1770462015
OCLC Number: 934165303
Language Note: Translated from the Japanese.
Notes: Translation of: Komikku Shōwa-shi.
Manga format; reads from back to front, right to left.
Awards: Winner of Will Eisner Comic Industry Award (U.S. Ed. Inter. Mat-Asia) 2015
Description: 4 volumes : chiefly illustrations ; 23 cm
Contents: [Volume 1]. 1926-1939 --
[Volume 2]. 1939-1944 --
[Volume 3]. 1944-1953 --
[Volume 4]. 1953-1989.
Other Titles: Komikku Shōwa-shi.
History of Japan
Responsibility: Shigeru Mizuki ; translation by Zack Davisson.

Abstract:

Showa 1939-1944: A History of Japan continues the award-winning author Shigeru Mizuki's autobiographical and historical account of Showa-era Japan. This volume covers the period leading up to World  Read more...

Reviews

Editorial reviews

Publisher Synopsis

"A powerful, maddening and at times bitterly funny war story--a revealing look at World War II from the opposite side." --Dan Kois, NPR"Shigeru Mizuki is one of Japan's greatest illustrators, a Read more...

 
User-contributed reviews
Retrieving GoodReads reviews...
Retrieving DOGObooks reviews...

Tags

Be the first.
Confirm this request

You may have already requested this item. Please select Ok if you would like to proceed with this request anyway.

Linked Data


Primary Entity

<http://www.worldcat.org/oclc/934165303> # Showa : a history of Japan
    a schema:CreativeWork, schema:Book ;
   library:oclcnum "934165303" ;
   library:placeOfPublication <http://id.loc.gov/vocabulary/countries/xxu> ;
   schema:about <http://experiment.worldcat.org/entity/work/data/3862707310#Event/1926_1989> ; # 1926-1989
   schema:about <http://experiment.worldcat.org/entity/work/data/3862707310#Person/mizuki_shigeru_1922_2015> ; # Shigeru Mizuki
   schema:about <http://experiment.worldcat.org/entity/work/data/3862707310#Topic/manners_and_customs> ; # Manners and customs
   schema:about <http://experiment.worldcat.org/entity/work/data/3862707310#Place/japan> ; # Japan.
   schema:about <http://experiment.worldcat.org/entity/work/data/3862707310#Topic/comic_books_strips_etc> ; # Comic books, strips, etc
   schema:about <http://experiment.worldcat.org/entity/work/data/3862707310#Topic/comic_books_strips_etc_japan> ; # Comic books, strips, etc--Japan
   schema:alternateName "History of Japan" ;
   schema:author <http://experiment.worldcat.org/entity/work/data/3862707310#Person/mizuki_shigeru_1922_2015> ; # Shigeru Mizuki
   schema:bookEdition "First paperback edition." ;
   schema:bookFormat bgn:PrintBook ;
   schema:contributor <http://experiment.worldcat.org/entity/work/data/3862707310#Person/davisson_zack> ; # Zack Davisson
   schema:datePublished "2015" ;
   schema:description "A manga history of Japan during the Showa era, which encompassed the reign of Emperor Hirohito and spanned the years 1926-1989."@en ;
   schema:exampleOfWork <http://worldcat.org/entity/work/id/3862707310> ; # Komikku Shōwa-shi.
   schema:genre "Fiction"@en ;
   schema:genre "History"@en ;
   schema:genre "Graphic novels"@en ;
   schema:genre "Translations"@en ;
   schema:genre "Comic books, strips, etc."@en ;
   schema:illustrator <http://experiment.worldcat.org/entity/work/data/3862707310#Person/mizuki_shigeru_1922_2015> ; # Shigeru Mizuki
   schema:inLanguage "en" ;
   schema:name "Showa : a history of Japan"@en ;
   schema:productID "934165303" ;
   schema:workExample <http://worldcat.org/isbn/9781770461352> ;
   schema:workExample <http://worldcat.org/isbn/9781770461512> ;
   schema:workExample <http://worldcat.org/isbn/9781770462014> ;
   schema:workExample <http://worldcat.org/isbn/9781770461628> ;
   wdrs:describedby <http://www.worldcat.org/title/-/oclc/934165303> ;
    .


Related Entities

<http://experiment.worldcat.org/entity/work/data/3862707310#Person/davisson_zack> # Zack Davisson
    a schema:Person ;
   schema:familyName "Davisson" ;
   schema:givenName "Zack" ;
   schema:name "Zack Davisson" ;
    .

<http://experiment.worldcat.org/entity/work/data/3862707310#Person/mizuki_shigeru_1922_2015> # Shigeru Mizuki
    a schema:Person ;
   schema:birthDate "1922" ;
   schema:deathDate "2015" ;
   schema:deathDate "2015," ;
   schema:familyName "Mizuki" ;
   schema:givenName "Shigeru" ;
   schema:name "Shigeru Mizuki" ;
    .

<http://experiment.worldcat.org/entity/work/data/3862707310#Topic/comic_books_strips_etc> # Comic books, strips, etc
    a schema:Intangible ;
   schema:name "Comic books, strips, etc"@en ;
    .

<http://experiment.worldcat.org/entity/work/data/3862707310#Topic/comic_books_strips_etc_japan> # Comic books, strips, etc--Japan
    a schema:Intangible ;
   schema:name "Comic books, strips, etc--Japan"@en ;
    .

<http://experiment.worldcat.org/entity/work/data/3862707310#Topic/manners_and_customs> # Manners and customs
    a schema:Intangible ;
   schema:name "Manners and customs"@en ;
    .

<http://worldcat.org/entity/work/id/3862707310> # Komikku Shōwa-shi.
   schema:name "Komikku Shōwa-shi." ;
    .

<http://worldcat.org/isbn/9781770461352>
    a schema:ProductModel ;
   schema:isbn "1770461353" ;
   schema:isbn "9781770461352" ;
    .

<http://worldcat.org/isbn/9781770461512>
    a schema:ProductModel ;
   schema:isbn "1770461515" ;
   schema:isbn "9781770461512" ;
    .

<http://worldcat.org/isbn/9781770461628>
    a schema:ProductModel ;
   schema:isbn "1770461620" ;
   schema:isbn "9781770461628" ;
    .

<http://worldcat.org/isbn/9781770462014>
    a schema:ProductModel ;
   schema:isbn "1770462015" ;
   schema:isbn "9781770462014" ;
    .


Content-negotiable representations

Close Window

Please sign in to WorldCat 

Don't have an account? You can easily create a free account.