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. 26-3.
12 The Imperial Decree accompanying the abolition of the domains, as quoted in
Personality in Japanese History, University of California Press, 1970, pp. 160-1.
29 Ibid., p. 163. 30 Tetsuo Najita, Japan: The Intellectual Foundations of Modern
Japanese Politics, University of Chicago Press, 1974, p. 55. 31 Ibid., pp. 56-9.
24 Richard H. Minear, Japanese Tradition and Western Law, Harvard University
Press, 1970, p. 72. 25 Jung Bock Lee, The Political Character of the Japanese
Press, Seoul National University Press, 1985, p. 97. 26 'Tami wa shirashimu ...
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