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War Machines at Home

Andrew Gordon

in Fabricating Consumers: The Sewing Machine in Modern Japan

Published in print:
2011
Published Online:
May 2012
ISBN:
9780520267855
eISBN:
9780520950313
Item type:
chapter
Publisher:
University of California Press
DOI:
10.1525/california/9780520267855.003.0006
Subject:
Anthropology, Asian Cultural Anthropology

As both object of desire and tool for reform, the sewing machine tracks the story of an expanding consumer society in an era of wartime modernity. The war is said to have interrupted both the spread ... More


Families of Future Past

Jennifer Robertson

in Robo sapiens japanicus: Robots, Gender, Family, and the Japanese Nation

Published in print:
2017
Published Online:
May 2018
ISBN:
9780520283190
eISBN:
9780520959064
Item type:
chapter
Publisher:
University of California Press
DOI:
10.1525/california/9780520283190.003.0003
Subject:
Anthropology, Asian Cultural Anthropology

Chapter 3 continues the backstory to Innovation 25 and Prime Minister Abe’s plans to robotize Japan. The fictional ethnography of the Inobe family included in Innovation 25, which was expanded and ... More


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