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Explorations in Sights and Sounds
For those interested in relations between Japan and the United States, this book is timely. It traces American stereotypes and attitudes about Japan from World War II to the later 1980s. The author, an anthropologist who has lived in that nation, uses examples of popular American culture -- books, magazines, films and public opinion poll results -- to trace attitudinal shifts in the U.S. She effectively uses illustrations and cartoons from magazines and newspapers -- New Yorker, Time, Playboy, and the New York Times -- to indicate how American opinions have ranged over this period.
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