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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Published in the United States by Vintage Books , a division of Random House ,
Inc . , New York . Originally published , in Great Britain , by Macmillan London Ltd
. and in the United States by Alfred A . Knopf , Inc . , in 1989 . Library of ...
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
... wartime enterprise unions , 66 United Church of Christ in Japan , 283 United
Nations , 102 ; Convention on the Elimination of All Forms of Discrimination
against Women , 173 ; Human Rights Commission , 268 United States of America
, 236 ...
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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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