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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In the battle for foreign market shares , Japanese managers are aided by '
economies of scale ' achieved through reliance on a solid share of the home
market and relatively high domestic earnings that often subsidise the exports .
Such a ...
The behaviour of the press at the time was important in itself , and also
exemplified the way in which developments of moment in Japanese foreign
policy come about . It did not once debate the issue in terms of the merits of the
treaty , or of ...
... 60 Ford , 394 Foreign Affairs , 248 Foreign Exchange Control Law ( 1933 ) ,
384 Foreign Exchange and Foreign Trade ... 415 – 25 Foreign Press In Japan ,
95 foreigners , mistrust of , 235 – 6 France , 44 , 258 , 418 ; bureaucracy , 1556 ;
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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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The Japan Problem
The neglected role of power
The Elusive State
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