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Kabuki's forgotten war : 1931-1945 / James R. Brandon.

Author/Creator:
Brandon, James R.
Publication:
Honolulu : University of Hawai'i Press, c2009.
Format/Description:
Book
xiii, 465 p. : ill. ; 25 cm.
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Subjects:
Kabuki -- History -- 20th century.
War and theater -- Japan -- History -- 20th century.
World War, 1939-1945 -- Theater and the war.
Contents:
Kabuki's foreign adventure: 1931-1939
Prelude to war
Kabuki and the Manchurian and Shanghai incidents: 1931-1934
Kabuki and the Marco Polo Bridge incident: 1937-1938
The darkening storm: 1939
Fruits of victory: 1940-1942
Kabuki and 2,600 years of imperial rule: 1940
Confrontation with America and Britain: 1941
Japan and kabuki at the zenith: 1942
Defeat and survival: 1943-1945
Kabuki and Japan's "decisive battle": 1943
Kabuki is a luxury: 1944
The agony ends: 1945
War plays in kabuki, a retrospection: August 1945
Kabuki outlasts the occupation: 1945-1947
Inventing classic kabuki: 1945-1947.
Notes:
Includes bibliographical references (p. [417]-438) and indexes.
ISBN:
9780824832001 (hard cover : alk. paper)
0824832000 (hard cover : alk. paper)
OCLC:
227517132