The Vanished: The 'Evaporated People' of Japan in Stories and Photographs [Audiobook] download free by Lena Mauger

The Vanished: The 'Evaporated People' of Japan in Stories and Photographs Audiobook download free by Lena Mauger
  • Listen audiobook: The Vanished: The 'Evaporated People' of Japan in Stories and Photographs
  • Author: Lena Mauger
  • Release date: 2016/6/20
  • Language: English
  • Genre or Collection: Travel and Holiday Guides
  • ISBN: 9781510708266
  • Rating: 7.69 of 10
  • Votes: 358
  • Review by: Isaias Francisco
  • Review rating: 8.5 of 10
  • Review Date: 2018/9/24
  • Duration: 3H29M13S in 256 kbps (54.4 MB)
  • Date of creation of the audiobook: 2018-08-20
  • You can listen to this audiobook in formats: OPUS, MPEG4, WAV, WMA, MP3, FLAC (compression TAR.BZ2, CHM, RAR, ZIP, Z)
  • Total pages original book: 272
  • Includes a PDF summary of 24 pages
  • Duration of the summary (audio): 19M23S (4.8 MB)
  • Description or summary of the audiobook: Every year, nearly one hundred thousand Japanese vanish without a trace. Known as the johatsu, or the 'evaporated,' they are often driven by shame and hopelessness, leaving behind lost jobs, disappointed families, and mounting debts. In The Vanished, journalist Lena Mauger and photographer Stephane Remael uncover the human faces behind the phenomenon through reportage, photographs, and interviews with those who left, those who stayed behind, and those who help orchestrate the disappearances. Their quest to learn the stories of the johatsu weaves its way through: A Tokyo neighborhood so notorious for its petty criminal activities that it was literally erased from the maps Reprogramming camps for subpar bureaucrats and businessmen to become 'better' employees The charmless citadel of Toyota City, with its iron grip on its employees The 'suicide' cliffs of Tojinbo, patrolled by a man fighting to save the desperate The desolation of Fukushima in the aftermath of the tsunami And yet, as exotic and foreign as their stories might appear to an outsider's eyes, the human experience shared by the interviewees remains powerfully universal.
  • Other categories, genre or collection: Photographs: Collections, Places & Peoples: Pictorial Works, Popular Culture, Regional Studies, Guidebooks, Social & Cultural Anthropology
  • Download servers: MEGA, Hotfile, 4Shared, FreakShare, Dropbox, Jirafeau, Librevault, BitShare. Compressed in TAR.BZ2, CHM, RAR, ZIP, Z
  • Format: Hardback
  • Approximate value: 29.83 USD
  • Dimensions: 140x191x30.48mm
  • Weight: 709g
  • Printed by: Sky Pony Press
  • Published in: New York, United States

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