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The Man Who Saved Kabuki: Faubion Bowers and Theatre Censorship in Occupied Japan
As part of its programme to promote democracy in Japan after World War II, the American Occupation, headed by General Douglas MacArthur, undertook to enforce rigid censorship policies aimed at eliminating all traces of feudal thought in media and entertainment, including kabuki. Faubion Bowers (1917-1999), who served as personal aide and interpreter to MacArthur during the ...more
Paperback, 210 pages
Published May 1st 2001 by University of Hawaii Press
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