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

Front Cover
Vintage Books, 1990 - Business & Economics - 504 pages
6 Reviews
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.

From inside the book

What people are saying - Write a review

User ratings

5 stars
4
4 stars
0
3 stars
1
2 stars
1
1 star
0

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

User Review  - Cnevin - Goodreads

Interesting book, but Van Wolferen does not read Japanese, so I kind of wonder about a lot of his assumptions. Read full review

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

User Review  - Arjen - Goodreads

If you want to understand Japan and the Japanese this book is a must read Read full review

Contents

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

16 other sections not shown

Common terms and phrases

References to this book

All Book Search results »

Bibliographic information