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Tokyo in transit : Japanese culture on the rails and road / Alisa Freedman.

By: Freedman, Alisa.
Material type: materialTypeLabelBookPublisher: Stanford, California : Stanford University Press, c2011Description: xiii, 333 pages : illustrations, maps ; 24 cm.Content type: text Media type: unmediated Carrier type: volumeISBN: 9780804771450 (pbk.).Contained works: Yasunari, Kawabata, Shitai shōkainin. English.Subject(s): Japanese literature -- Japan -- Tokyo -- History and criticism | Japanese literature -- 20th century -- History and criticism | Commuting in literature | Railroad travel in literature | Commuting -- Social aspects -- Japan -- Tokyo -- History -- 20th century | Railroad travel -- Social aspects -- Japan -- Tokyo -- History -- 20th century | Local transit -- Social aspects -- Japan -- Tokyo -- History -- 20th century | Tokyo (Japan) -- Social life and customs -- 20th century | Tokyo (Japan) -- In literatureDDC classification: 895.6093558 FRE Online resources: Table of contents
Contents:
Tokyo on the rails and road : mass transportation as cultural and social vehicles -- Eyewitness accounts : observations of salarymen and schoolgirls on Tokyo's first trains -- Boys who feared trains : university students, railway trauma, and the health of the nation -- Shinjuku Station sketches : constructing an icon of modern daily life -- From modern girls in motion to figures of nostalgia : "bus girls" in the popular imagination -- The corpse introducer / by Kawabata Yasunari ; translated by Alisa Freedman and Hiroko Minami.
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Includes bibliographical references and index.

Tokyo on the rails and road : mass transportation as cultural and social vehicles -- Eyewitness accounts : observations of salarymen and schoolgirls on Tokyo's first trains -- Boys who feared trains : university students, railway trauma, and the health of the nation -- Shinjuku Station sketches : constructing an icon of modern daily life -- From modern girls in motion to figures of nostalgia : "bus girls" in the popular imagination -- The corpse introducer / by Kawabata Yasunari ; translated by Alisa Freedman and Hiroko Minami.

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