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By Eric Cazdyn

ISBN-10: 0822329123

ISBN-13: 9780822329121

ISBN-10: 0822329395

ISBN-13: 9780822329398

The Flash of Capital analyzes the hyperlinks among Japan’s capitalist heritage and its movie historical past, illuminating what those connections show approximately movie tradition and way of life in Japan. a hundred-year historical past of movie and capitalism, Eric Cazdyn theorizes a cultural heritage that highlights the areas the place movie and the kingdom go beyond their usual borders—where tradition and capital crisscross—and, in doing so, develops a brand new manner of figuring out historic swap and transformation in smooth Japan and beyond.
Cazdyn specializes in 3 key moments of old contradiction: colonialism, post-war reconstruction, and globalization. contemplating nice classics of eastern movie, documentaries, works of technological know-how fiction, animation, and pornography, he brings to mild cinematic makes an attempt to come back to phrases with the tensions inherent in every one old moment—tensions among the colonizer and the colonized, among the person and the collective, and among the nationwide and the transnational. Paying shut consciousness to political context, Cazdyn exhibits how formal innovations within the geographical regions of appearing, movie historical past and conception, thematics, documentary filmmaking, and variation articulate a fight to resolve implacable ancient difficulties. This cutting edge paintings of cultural heritage and feedback bargains motives of historic swap that problem traditional differences among the classy and the geopolitical.

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