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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Yet if this is true , how have Japan , South Korea and Taiwan , whose
governments consider manufacturing and trade very much their business ,
managed to improve their national wealth and economic power ? The manner in
which Japan ...
In the 1970s and 1980s events involving Japan ' s international reputation - US
presidential visits , visits by the Queen of England and the South Korean
president and two summit conferences - have enabled the kidotai and security
... 256 , 266 , 285 , 286 Kokumin Kyokai ( People ' s Association ) , 133 kokusaika
( internationalisation ) , 1 , 1516 , 415 ... 370 Korea , 203 , 291 , 376 ; Koreans in
Japan , 73 , 94 , 104 , 175 - 6 , 194 , 267 , 367 ; see also South Korea Korean ...
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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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