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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10 Mary Elizabeth Berry , Hideyoshi , Harvard University Press , 1982 , p . 4 . 11
Herman Ooms , Tokugawa Ideology , Princeton University Press , 1985 , pp . 26 -
8 . The Imperial Decree accompanying the abolition of the domains , as quoted ...
24 Richard H . Minear , Japanese Tradition and Western Law , Harvard
University Press , 1970 , p . 72 . Jung Bock Lee , The Political Character of the
Japanese Press , Seoul National University Press , 1985 , p . 97 . ' Tami wa
An interesting account demonstrating this fact can be found in the context of the
struggle against the authorities concerning the construction of Naritá Airport :
David E . Apter and Nagayo Sawa , Against the State , Harvard University Press ...
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The Japan Problem
The neglected role of power
The Elusive State
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