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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In 1982 the serious deterioration in relations between the US president and the
Japanese prime minister was halted when Kishi Nobusuke subtly blocked the re -
election of Suzuki Zenko . In the early summer of that year Tanaka Kakuei had ...
... the country in the late 1920s to study economic planning ) , who sketched the
basic economic plans that the Kwantung Army presented to the reform
bureaucrats Kishi Nobusuke and Hoshino Naoki for refinement and
69 Shimizu Ikko , ' Seizaikai no kage no jitsuryokusha , Kishi Nobusuke no shotai
' ( The true nature of Kishi Nobusuke , a shadow heavyweight of the political and
business world ) , Hoseki , January 1976 , esp . pp . 90 – 8 . 70 For an ...
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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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The Japan Problem
The neglected role of power
The Elusive State
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