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Author Guth, Christine, author

Title Hokusai's Great Wave : Biography of a Global Icon / Christine M.E. Guth
Published Honolulu : University of Hawaiʻi Press, 2015
Honolulu University of Hawaii Press, [2015]
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Description 1 online resource : illustrations (black and white, and colour)
Contents "Under the wave off Kanagawa" -- International nationalism -- America's Japan -- Lifestyle branding -- Placemaking
Summary Hokusai's 'Great Wave', as it is commonly known, is arguably one of Japan's most successful exports, its commanding cresting profile instantly recognizable. In this richly illustrated and original study, Christine Guth examines the iconic wave from its first publication in 1831, arguing that it has been a site where the tensions, contradictions, and, especially, the productive creativities of the local and the global have been negotiated and expressed
Bibliography Includes bibliographical references and index
Audience Specialized
Notes English
Description based on print version record
Subject Katsushika, Hokusai, 1760-1849. Great wave.
Popular culture and globalization.
Form Electronic book
LC no. 2014030643
ISBN 0824853954
Other Titles Hokusai's Great Wave
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