Inside the Robot Kingdom: Japan, Mechatronics, and the Coming Robotopiaby Frederik Schodt
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A digital re-issue of Frederik L. Schodt's now-classic work, _Inside the Robot Kingdom: Japan Mechatronics, and the Coming Robotopia_. Focusing on industrial and fantasy robots in Japan as a metaphor for the relationship between culture and technology, this book was first issued in hardcover in 1988, and paperback in 1990. In 1988 it was described by Library Journal as one of the best sci-tech books of the year. This digital version is based on the 1990 paperback edition, with a new cover, foreword, several color images, and searchable, free-flowing text. Designed by maestro Raymond Larret, of Unbound EBooks.
....There are numerous photographs and illustrations and the text is supplemented by windows filled with tangential musings and information, making for an attractive presentation.
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Meet the Author
Frederik L. Schodt is an author and translator, specializing in Japan. He is the recipient of numerous awards, including the Order of the Rising Sun, Gold Rays with Rosette, which he was awarded by the Japanese government in 2009. He lives in the San Francisco Bay Area, California.
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