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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38 Ibid . , p . 54 . 39 Ibid . , p . 55 ; and Uji Yoshio , " Kokoku gyokai wa “ kin no
tamago " o mitsukerareru ka ' ( Can the advertising industry find the ' golden egg '
? ) , Purejidento , October 1986 , p . 202 . 7 Nurses of the People 1 Irwin Scheiner
8 Ibid . , p . 48 . 9 Ibid . , p . 129 . 10 Ibid . , pp . 171 - 3 . 11 Ibid . , p . 155 . 12 The
number of martyrdoms recognised by Rome for the period 1597 – 1660 is 3 , 125
. This includes only those executed or who died under torture , and not the ...
21 Ibid . , pp . 224 - 5 . 22 Gunju Yushi Shitei Kinyu Kikan Seido . 23 See
Okurasho Showa Zaiseishi Henshushitsu ( eds . ) , Showa zaiseishi ( History of
Public Finance in Showa ) , vol . 11 , Kin ' yu 2 ( Finance 2 ) , Toyo Keizai
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The Japan Problem
The neglected role of power
The Elusive State
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