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    • An Analysis of the Recent Behavior of the Japanese Nikkei Stock Market Average 

      Tanis, Mark I. (Northern Illinois University, 1993)
      Since December, 1989, The Japanese Nikkei Stock Market Average has lost over 59 percent of its value. This translates into trillions of Yen in "paper profits" lost with this recent decline in Japan's Stock Market. This ...
    • Commercial Banking in Japan and its Deregulation 

      Boucher, Kathleen M. (Northern Illinois University, 1991)
      This paper examines the roles of Japan's commercial banking sectors. The city banks, long-term credit bank, regional banks trust banks and the Postal bank duties are defines in relation to one another prior to the effects ...
    • Frenemy Music? Jazz and the Aural Imaginary in Wartime Japan 

      Atkins, E. Taylor, 1967-- (Memoria e Ricerca: Rivista di storia contemporanea, 2018-05)
      In my 2001 book Blue Nippon: "Authenticating Jazz in Japan", I argued that despite an attempted «total jazz ban», the music survived as «salon/light music» or «hidden jazz», and that musicians from the interwar jazz age ...
    • Inventing Jazztowns and Internationalizing Local Identities in Japan 

      Atkins, E. Taylor, 1967-- (Research Institute for Economics and Business Administration, Kōbe University, 2004)
      Describes the respective claims of port cities Yokohama and Kobe to be the points of entry for jazz in Japan.
    • Jammin’ on the Jazz Frontier: The Japanese Jazz Community in Interwar Shanghai 

      Atkins, E. Taylor, 1967-- (Japanese Studies, 1999-05)
      Examines the community of expatriate Japanese musicians playing jazz in interwar Shanghai, and the symbolic meaning of Shanghai as a "frontier" where musicians could develop their chops.
    • Popular Culture 

      Atkins, E. Taylor, 1967-- (Blackwell Publishing, 2007)
      Overview of popular culture in Japanese history.
    • The War on Jazz, or Jazz Goes to War: Toward a New Cultural Order in Wartime Japan 

      Atkins, E. Taylor, 1967-- (positions: east asia cultures critique, 1998)
      Discusses the fate of jazz in wartime Japan, emphasizing not just the official ban on the music, but the ways that jazz musicians found ways to make the idiom serve national policy.