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In Godzilla"s Footsteps

Japanese Pop Culture Icons on the Global Stage

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Published by Palgrave Macmillan .
Written in English

    Subjects:
  • Films, cinema,
  • Popular Culture - General,
  • History and criticism,
  • Social Science,
  • Pop Arts / Pop Culture,
  • Sociology,
  • Popular culture,
  • Anthropology - Cultural,
  • Civilization,
  • Social Science / Popular Culture,
  • Social Science : Anthropology - Cultural,
  • Godzilla films,
  • Japan

  • Edition Notes

    ContributionsWilliam M. Tsutsui (Editor), Michiko Ito (Editor)
    The Physical Object
    FormatHardcover
    Number of Pages224
    ID Numbers
    Open LibraryOL8400300M
    ISBN 101403964610
    ISBN 109781403964618


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