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Editors, artists and the changing status of manga in Japanese society, 1986-1995

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The contemporary Japanese manga industry began in 1959 when the first weekly manga magazines were published. Throughout the 1960s publishing companies attracted a large adult readership by incorporating radical political themes and realistic drawing styles in manga magazines. The readership continued to expand throughout the 1970s and 1980s and manga became a mass medium on a similar scale to television or pop-music.

This thesis identifies two distinct trends in the cultural status ...

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Institution:
University of Oxford
Oxford college:
Hertford College
Department:
Social Sciences Division - Sociology

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Publication date:
1996
Type of award:
DPhil
Level of award:
Doctoral
Awarding institution:
Oxford University, UK
URN:
uuid:4c437028-f0e3-4c00-915a-1e151d7e89db
Local pid:
ora:11516

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