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enigma of Japanese power

Karel Van Wolferen

enigma of Japanese power

people and politicsin a stateless nation

by Karel Van Wolferen

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Published by A.A. Knopf in New York .
Written in English

    Subjects:
  • Political culture -- Japan.,
  • Japan -- Politics and government -- 1945-,
  • Japan -- Economic policy -- 1945-

  • Edition Notes

    StatementKarel Van Wolferen.
    Classifications
    LC ClassificationsJQ1681
    The Physical Object
    Pagination496 p. ;
    Number of Pages496
    ID Numbers
    Open LibraryOL21361897M
    ISBN 100394577965

    Book Review: The Enigma of Japanese Power by Karel van Wolferen. Sunday, April 1, Hal Gordon. Alfred A. Knopf, Hahn Road, Westminster, MD • pages * $ cloth. The nub of this book is that Japan really is an unfair trade parmer—but can’t help it. The author, a Dutch journalist who has spent most of the last The book would be important for non-Japanese readers even if it had evoked no reaction whatever from the Japanese. The Enigma of Japanese Power will, I think, stand with other classic attempts by foreigners to interpret Japanese society and institutions, including Ruth Benedict’s The Chrysanthemum and the Sword and Chalmers Johnson’s MITI.

      Referring to the title of van Wolferen's book on The Enigma of Japanese Power, the author studies Japan as an ideal testing ground for any approach in comparative criminology: with an apparently contradictory combination of tremendous economic development and a consistently low crime rate, lower than those in most other developed countries. Karel Van Wolferen has 13 books on Goodreads with 27 ratings. Karel Van Wolferen’s most popular book is The Enigma of Japanese Power: People and Politics.

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When this book was published it was attacked by the Japanese "power structure" as "Japan bashing". 5 years later what he wrote in this book was accepted as "true" and he was a best selling writer IN JAPAN. To summarize the key point: power in Japan tends towards absolute power unfettered by laws or "western ideals" of truth and by: When this book was published it was attacked by the Japanese "power structure" as "Japan bashing".

5 years later what he wrote in this book was accepted as "true" and he was a best selling writer IN JAPAN. To summarize the key point: power in Japan tends towards absolute power unfettered by laws or "western ideals" of truth and morality/5(30).

When this book was published it was attacked by the Japanese "power structure" as "Japan bashing". 5 years later what he wrote in this book was accepted as "true" and he was a best selling writer IN summarize the key point: power in Japan tends towards absolute power unfettered by laws or "western ideals" of truth and by: Review: The Enigma of Japanese Power: People and Politics in a Stateless Nation User Review - Arjen - Goodreads.

If you want to understand Japan and the Japanese this book is a 4/5(2). The Enigma of Japanese Power | Karel van Wolferen | download | B–OK.

Download books for free. Find books. Karel is of course a legend among Japan watchers, and below is my attempt at explaining why one particular book was so van Wolferen resents his identification with just one of his numerous books, but The Enigma of Japanese Power will likely be his testament.

The Enigma of Japanese Power: People and Politics in a Stateless Nation Karel Van Wolferen Few Americans have examined carefully the nation whose economy and industry is bound up with their own, whose future will inescapably shape theirs--Japan, that is. Since writing Enigma, van Wolferen has authored more than 15 books published in Japanese that explore details of political, economic, social and historical aspects of the Japanese power system.

His books have sold more than one million copies altogether. Buy The Enigma of Japanese Power 1st Vintage Books Ed by Wolferen, (ISBN: ) from Amazon's Book Store. Everyday low prices and free delivery on eligible s: The Japanese have been taking over entire industries worldwide and storming the high ground of international finance, yet Japan does not behave in the way that the rest of the world expects a world power to behave.

In The Enigma Of Japanese Power, the first book to effectively analyze the structure of the Japanese social and political reality 4/5. the enigma of japanese power by Karel van Wolferen ‧ RELEASE DATE: Ap By a Dutch correspondent with 20 years in Japan, this book is the latest in a long tradition of attempts to explain that country--to Americans in particular.

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A Salman Rushdie for Japan: THE ENIGMA OF JAPANESE POWER People and Politics in a Stateless Nation by Karel van Wolferen (Alfred A. Knopf: $; pp.; ). The enigma of Japanese power by Karel Van Wolferen,Macmillan edition, in EnglishCited by: The Enigma of Japanese Power: People and Politics in a Stateless Nation Karel Van Wolferen, Author, Karel Van Wolferen, Author, Marty Ashner, Editor Vintage Books USA.

The Enigma of Japanese Power 作者: Karel Van Wolferen 出版社: Knopf 副标题: People and Politics in a Stateless Nation 出版年: 页数: 定价: USD 装帧: Hardcover ISBN:   Ultimately, for all its strengths, what's disturbing about The Enigma of Japanese Power is that it presents important truths about Japan in way that appeals to our worst instincts.

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