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 public interest as Hoashi and Keizai Doyukai conceived of it was of course
equivalent to the goals of the administrators . It launched a well - publicised
theory aimed at seducing potentially intractable forces in the economy , and
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 keizai , Tokyo ...
See Kaya Okinori , Senzen sengo 80 nen ( Eighty Years before and after the War
) , Keizai Oraisha , 1976 , pp . 95 – 6 . 17 Johnson , MITI , op . cit . ( n . 7 ) , p . 160
. 18 Ito Osamu , ' Sengo Nihon kin ' yu shisutemu no keisei ' ( The formation of ...
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The Japan Problem
The neglected role of power
The Elusive State
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