The enigma of Japanese power: people and politics in a stateless nation

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A.A. Knopf, 1989 - Business & Economics - 496 pages
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A full-scale examination of the inner workings of Japan's political and industrial system. From the Trade Paperback edition.

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Review: The Enigma of Japanese Power: People and Politics in a Stateless Nation

User Review  - Kshitiz - Goodreads

The book gives an inside view of Japanese society, culture and economy.It touches almost every aspect of Japanese society, but mostly dwells on politics and economy. It gives a totally alternative ... Read full review

Review: The Enigma of Japanese Power: People and Politics in a Stateless Nation

User Review  - David B - Goodreads

Journalist Karel van Wolferen makes a compelling case for the argument that there is virtually no one in control of the Japanese state: it's ruling elite consists of administrators who jockey for ... Read full review

Contents

The Elusive State
25
An Inescapable Embrace
50
Servants of the System
82
Copyright

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