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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75 ; and Nihon Keizai Shimbunsha , Jiminto , op . cit . ( n . 23 ) , pp . 165 – 8 . 26
Itagaki , " Zoku ' , op . cit . ( n . 25 ) , p . 140 . 27 Ogata Katsuyuki , ' Doken gyokai
to oshoku ' ( The construction industry and briberyl , Asahi Jaanaru , 21 January ...
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 ...
18 Ito Osamu , ' Sengo Nihon kin ' yu shisutemu no keisei ' ( The formation of post
- war Japan ' s financial system ) , in Kindai Nihon Kenkyukai ( eds . ) , Nempo
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The Japan Problem
The neglected role of power
The Elusive State
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