Tales of Southeast Asia's Jazz Age: Filipinos, Indonesian and "Popular culture", 1920-1936

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Abstract

Leaning on cultural studies, and fandom studies, popular culture is critically examined here as a social phenomenon of Southeast Asia’s emerging urban multi-ethnic middle-classes. This book opens up a critical history of a contradictory popular culture and the people and forces behind it, highlighting the profound societal transformations in early twentieth-century Southeast Asia.
Original languageEnglish
Place of PublicationSingapore
PublisherNUS Press
Number of pages336
ISBN (Print)978-981-3250-51-2
Publication statusPublished - Jun 2019

Keywords

  • history
  • popular culture
  • Southeast Asia
  • modernity
  • fandom
  • Philippines
  • Indonesia

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