Legless in Ginza: Orientating Japan

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Robin Gerster lived and worked in Tokyo while Japan was reverberating with the shocks and aftershocks of political, bureaucratic, financial and social scandal. Here he presents a picture of Japan at a traumatic time in its history. He also ponders the travel experience itself.

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Robin Gerster was Associate Professor of Australian Studies at the University of Tokyo from April 1996 to April 1998. He now teaches in the School of Literary, Visual and Cultural Studies at Monash University. He is the author of Seizures of Youth, Hotel Asia and the award-winning Big-noting,, and has published widely in newspapers and journals in both Australia and Japan.

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'Gerster's recall of two years teaching at Tokyo University is saturated with insights . . .' -- Tony Maniaty, The Australian, 2 October 1999

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