The Enigma of Japanese Power: People and Politics in a Stateless Nation
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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One landing spot for Dentsu personnel is Video Research Company, the rating
agency that assesses the popularity of TV programmes. Set up by Dentsu in 1962
, two years after the US firm Nielsen introduced the TV programme rating system
3 One of Tokyu Agency's greatest assignments was the celebrations in
connection with the controversial National Foundation Day that Nakasone
promoted as part of his programme to clear away post-war taboos. Even larger in
scope was its ...
In Japanese government agencies they are strong, vivid and sharply etched into
the minds of the officials. ... which was turned into the Ministry of Construction and
the National Land Agency; its police bureau, which became the National Police ...
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While the author seems biased by his own negative experiences as a foreigner trying to work in Japanese media, his severe critique of the weakness of Japanese leadership has been confirmed by events to a considerable degree. Read full review
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If you want to understand Japan and the Japanese this book is a must read Read full review