Books (authored)

  • The Revolution Will Not Be Televised: Protest Music After Fukushima. Oxford University Press, 2015/2016.

    • BFE Book Prize, British Forum for Ethnomusicology, 2018.

    • John Whitney Hall Book Prize, Association for Asian Studies, 2017.

    • Alan Merriam Prize (Honorable Mention), Society for Ethnomusicology, 2016.

    • Video playlists for the book can be found here.

    • Amazon link is here (US), (Japan), (UK)

    • Reviews are here

    • OUP blog post on the legacy of post-3.11 protests is here

    • Video of talk at Temple University Japan, July 2016, is here

    • Revolution Remixed: A Typology of Intertextuality in Protest Songs. Oxford University Press, under contract.

Books (edited)

  • Oxford Handbook of Protest Music, co-edited with Eric Drott. Under contract.

  • Nuclear Music: Sonic Responses to War, Disaster, and Power, co-edited with Jessica Schwartz. Oxford University Press, under contract.

  • 33-1/3 Japan, series editor, Bloomsbury Press. Under contract.

Books published or under contract:

Peer-reviewed journals

Full article

Short conference version of article

Webcast of lecture

Table of Contents for Webcast

Shorter articles in journals

Chapters in edited volumes

Chapters in conference proceedings

Blog posts.


Encyclopedia Entries


Noriko Manabe Contact: nmanabe at princeton dot edu