The Enigma of Japanese Power: People and Politics in a Stateless Nation

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Vintage Books, 1990 - Business & Economics - 504 pages
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In this brilliantly authoritative book, Karel van Wolferen unravels the confusions and misperceptions the West has about Japan and can no longer afford to maintain.

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Review: The Enigma of Japanese Power: People and Politics in a Stateless Nation

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The book gives an inside view of Japanese society, culture and economy.It touches almost every aspect of Japanese society, but mostly dwells on politics and economy. It gives a totally alternative ... Read full review

Review: The Enigma of Japanese Power: People and Politics in a Stateless Nation

User Review  - David B - Goodreads

Journalist Karel van Wolferen makes a compelling case for the argument that there is virtually no one in control of the Japanese state: it's ruling elite consists of administrators who jockey for ... Read full review

Contents

4 The Japan Problem
1
The Elusive State
25
An Inescapable Embrace
50
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