Japan as number one: lessons for America

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Harvard University Press, 1979 - Business & Economics - 272 pages
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Vogel suggests that the methods by which Japan twice modernized its institutions--late in the nineteenth century and again after World War II--may aid America in rethinking its own societal difficulties

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Contents

A Mirror for America
3
The Japanese Miracle
9
Pursuit and Consensus
27
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Diana Lary is Professor of History at the University of British Columbia. She is coauthor of "Swallows and Settlers: The Great Migration from North China to Manchuria" (2000) and "The Scars of War: The Impact of War on Chinese Society (2001). Stephen R. MacKinnon is Professor of History at Arizona State University. His recent publications include "China Reporting: An Oral History of American Journalism in the 1930's and 1940's" (1990) and "The Scars of War," Ezra F. Vogel is Henry Ford II Research Professor at Harvard University. His publications include "Is Japan Still Number One?" (2000) and "The Four Little Dragons: The Spread of Industrialization in East Asia "(1993).

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