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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24), pp. 145-6. 37 Kitazawa, Zankoku, op. cit. (n. 26), p. 46. 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.
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 many who
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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 Shimposha, 1957,
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