Japanese Popular Music

Culture, Authenticity and Power (Media, Culture and Social Change in Asia) by Carolyn Stevens

Publisher: Routledge

Written in English
Cover of: Japanese Popular Music | Carolyn Stevens
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Subjects:

  • Contemporary popular music,
  • Music,
  • Music/Songbooks,
  • Genres & Styles - Pop Vocal,
  • Music / International,
  • Genres & Styles - International,
  • History and criticism,
  • Japan,
  • Popular culture,
  • Popular music,
  • Social aspects
The Physical Object
FormatHardcover
Number of Pages184
ID Numbers
Open LibraryOL10204449M
ISBN 10041538057X
ISBN 109780415380577

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