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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The Japan Problem Japan perplexes the world . It has become a major world
power , yet it does not behave the way most of the world expects a world power to
behave ; sometimes it even gives the impression of not wanting to belong to the ...
One - sided ignorance is particularly striking in the case of the United States ,
considering that its relationship with Japan is beyond question among the
strategically most important in the world . The continual frustration of the US
Japan Foundation , 265 Japan Inc . ' , 44 , 48 , 394 Japan Keizai Koho Centre ,
247 Japan Medical Association ( MA ) , 53 - 4 , 368 Japan National Railways , 32
, 70 , 153 , 179 , 372 Japan Productivity Centre , 72 , 355 Japan Socialist Party ...
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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
The Japan Problem
The neglected role of power
The Elusive State
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