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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Keidanren is a federation of leading industrial organisations such as the
automobile manufacturers ' association ... Second in importance , Nikkeiren (
Japan Federation of Employers ' Associations ) , has had the task of helping
control the ...
It was followed in 1915 by the Greater Japan Youth Association , promoted by the
military Úlite , the Naimusho and the ... hearts and minds of Japanese between
the ages of 6 and 40 : via the schools up to age 14 , via the youth associations ...
22 rol al 17 Shibagaki Kazuo , " Keizai shintaisei " to toseikai : sono rinen to
genjitsu ' ( ' The economic new order ' and the control associations : their ideal
and reality ] , in Tokyo Daigaku Shakai Kagaku Kenkyujo ( eds ) , Senji Nihon
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