Download The Chrysanthemum and the Eagle: The Future of U.S.-Japan by Ryuzo Sato PDF

By Ryuzo Sato

ISBN-10: 0814780210

ISBN-13: 9780814780213

No matter if within the kind of the continued automobile wars, books and movies resembling Michael Crichton's emerging sunlight, or George Bush's ill-fated journey to Japan in 1991, frictions among the us and Japan were progressively at the upward push. americans are bombarded with pictures of Japan's primary distinction; whilst, voices in Japan demand a Japan which may Say No. If the tenet of the Clinton management is certainly new values for a brand new new release, how will this be mirrored in U.S.-Japanese relations?Convinced that no precise strategy to U.S.-Japanese frictions may be completed with no tracing those frictions again to their foundation, Ryuzo Sato the following attracts on a binational adventure that spans 3 many years in either the japanese and American enterprise and educational groups to do exactly that. In an try to bridge the communique hole among the 2 nations and dispel a few of the mutual lack of expertise and false impression that prevails among the 2, Sato addresses the subsequent questions: --Is Japan rather diverse? --Has America's sunlight set?--How have conflicting perspectives at the function of presidency affected U.S.-Japan relations?--What are the true transformations in American and jap business policies?--What is the anatomy of U.S.-Japanese antagonisms?--What impact has the cave in of the bubble economic climate had on relations?--What is Japan's destiny direction? Is it really a technological superpower? Can it keep away from overseas isolation? An incisive own examine the most vital political and fiscal international relationships, written by way of an immense participant on the earth of foreign enterprise and finance, THE CHRYSANTHEMUM AND THE EAGLE presents a readable and fascinating journey of U.S.-Japan kin, previous and current.

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Download Fighting Ships of the Far East: Japan and Korea AD 612-1639 by Stephen Turnbull PDF

By Stephen Turnbull

ISBN-10: 1841764787

ISBN-13: 9781841764788

Over the centuries, naval family among Japan and Korea seem to have alternated among peaceable exchange and outright hostility. despite the fact that, this influence will be deceptive, as a lot of what handed for mercantile job was once in reality performed via jap pirate fleets, who pillaged the coasts of Korea and China in an enduring culture that culminated within the maximum pirate raid of all: Hideyoshi's invasion of Korea in 1592. This was once the clash that concerned Ming China and virtually dragged in Siam. It additionally ended in Korea constructing East Asia's most renowned warship: the mythical turtle send, that's defined for the 1st time in complete technical aspect during this publication.

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Download Five Gentlemen of Japan: The Portrait of a Nation's by Frank Gibney PDF

By Frank Gibney

ISBN-10: 0804811083

ISBN-13: 9780804811088

This vintage account of the makers of "New Japan" tells the existence tales of a journalist, an ex-Navy vice-admiral, a metal employee, a farmer, and Emperor Hirohito. Frank Gibney was once a wartime U.S. army intelligence officer who grew to become Time journal correspondent through the American career of Japan. He went directly to be a massive interpreter of Japan to american citizens and the US to eastern, referred to as a educated, genial presence within the PBS sequence Pacific Century.

In the overdue Nineteen Forties and early Fifties, Japan was once a terrible, damaged, and stricken society. Many in either Japan and the West assumed that it will consistently be so. yet Gibney suggested on Japan in such telling and readable aspect that we will see during this e-book either the now forgotten surroundings of that point and the root for the "Japanese miracle" to persist with.

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Download War and State Building in Medieval Japan by John A. Ferejohn, Frances McCall Rosenbluth PDF

By John A. Ferejohn, Frances McCall Rosenbluth

ISBN-10: 0804763704

ISBN-13: 9780804763707

The state kingdom as we all know it's a mere 4 or years outdated. Remarkably, a important executive with monstrous territorial keep watch over emerged in Japan at round the related time because it did in Europe, in the course of the means of mobilizing monetary assets and manpower for bloody wars among the sixteenth and seventeenth centuries. This publication, which brings Japan's case into dialog with the heritage of nation construction in Europe, issues to comparable components that have been found in either areas: inhabitants development eroded clientelistic relationships among farmers and property holders, growing stipulations for extreme festival over territory; and within the resulting instability and violence, farmers have been pushed to make Hobbesian offers of taxes in trade for actual protection.

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Download Shinto the Kami Way by Sokyo Ono, William Woodard PDF

By Sokyo Ono, William Woodard

ISBN-10: 1462900836

ISBN-13: 9781462900831

Shinto, the indigenous religion of the japanese humans, keeps to fascinate and mystify either the informal customer to Japan and the long-time resident. This creation unveils Shinto's religious features and discusses the structure and serve as of Shinto shrines. extra exam of Shinto's energetic fairs, worship, song, and sacred regalia illustrates Shinto's impact on all degrees of eastern lifestyles.
Fifteen photos, quite a few drawings and Dr. Ono's textual content introduce the reader to 2 millenia of indigenous eastern trust within the Kami - the sacred spirits worshipped in Shinto - and in communal existence, the way in which of the Kami.

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Download Japan's International Relations: Politics, Economics and by Christopher W. Hughes, Hugo Dobson, Julie Gilson, Glenn D. PDF

By Christopher W. Hughes, Hugo Dobson, Julie Gilson, Glenn D. Hook

ISBN-10: 0415336384

ISBN-13: 9780415336383

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The new version of this complete and basic textbook presents a unmarried quantity source for all these learning Japan's diplomacy. The booklet bargains a transparent and concise creation to crucial features of Japan's position within the globalized economic system of the twenty-first century.

Japan's foreign Relations:
* examines the historic context of Japan's emergence directly to the area stage
* appears to be like at Japan's diplomacy by way of the center problems with politics, economics and security
* presents precise debts of Japan's key relationships with the USA, East Asia, the european and worldwide institutions
* explores the results of latest occasions comparable to the Asian monetary obstacle and the release of the Euro
* is commonly illustrated all through with data, maps, photos, bankruptcy summaries and proposals for extra reading

It is key analyzing for these learning eastern politics and the diplomacy of the Asia Pacific, in addition to US and ecu international coverage.

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Download Kulturelle Einflüsse im Beschaffungsmarketing: Vergleich des by Katja Gawlik PDF

By Katja Gawlik

ISBN-10: 3824480131

ISBN-13: 9783824480135

Die Nutzung weltweiter Beschaffungsmärkte stellt nicht nur Einkäufer, sondern auch Lieferanten vor immer komplexere Herausforderungen. Dies gilt vor allem, wenn die Verhandlungspartner aus sehr unterschiedlichen Kulturräumen kommen.

Auf der foundation empirisch gewonnener Erkenntnisse im Anlagengeschäft, insbesondere in der chemisch-pharmazeutischen Industrie, zeigt Katja Gawlik kulturspezifische Besonderheiten im Verhandlungsverhalten chinesischer, japanischer und deutscher Geschäftspartner auf. Es wird deutlich, dass die größten Unterschiede hinsichtlich Verhandlungsdauer, Kontaktanbahnung, Beziehungsaufbau, Kommunikations- und Informationsverhalten und nachvertraglicher Beziehungspflege bestehen. Die Autorin leitet praktisch-normative Handlungsempfehlungen ab, mit deren Hilfe Akzeptanz- und Verständnisprobleme bei interkulturellen Verhandlungen mit chinesischen und japanischen Partnern vermieden und Kommunikationsbarrieren präventiv abgebaut werden können.

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Download Hong Kong Internment, 1942-1945: Life in the Japanese by Geoffrey Charles Emerson PDF

By Geoffrey Charles Emerson

ISBN-10: 9622098800

ISBN-13: 9789622098800

A variety of attractively written articles by way of Dr Hugh Baker, Head of the a long way East division, tuition of Oriental and African stories, college of London, on chinese language customs, folklore and standard lifestyles in Hong Kong. even if the content material of this publication is academically first rate and informative, it truly is designed for renowned analyzing.

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Download Occupied City by David Peace PDF

By David Peace

ISBN-10: 0307276511

ISBN-13: 9780307276513

On January 26, 1948, a guy posing as a public wellbeing and fitness reputable arrives at a financial institution in Tokyo.  He explains that he’s there to regard all people who could have been uncovered to a up to date outbreak of dysentery.  quickly after consuming the medication he administers, twelve staff are lifeless, 4 are subconscious, and the “official” has fled.  Twelve voices inform the tale of the homicide from various views together with a journalist, a gangster-turned-businessman, an “occult detective,” and a well known painter. every one voice enlarges and deepens the portrait of a urban and a humans making their method out of a war-induced hell.  informed with David Peace’s brilliantly idiosyncratic and spell binding voice, Occupied City is a stunningly audacious paintings from a novel writer.

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Set in 1948 and according to a jap homicide case, Peace's moment novel in his Tokyo trilogy (after Tokyo yr 0) is a journey de strength. One afternoon, simply after final, a guy posing as a wellbeing and fitness authentic arrives at a Tokyo financial institution. He will get the bank's staff to ingest poison by means of pretending to inoculate them opposed to dysentery, then escapes with the bank's funds. In Roshomon model, a few disparate characters, together with Murray Thompson, an American military health care professional who's confident the japanese are mendacity approximately bioweapons experimentation, supply dramatically diversified views on a terrible crime that says 12 lives. by means of providing those issues of view via newspaper articles, police experiences, and letters to a far off wife, Peace humanizes his characters and gives sophisticated insights into how they interpret the evidence of the mass homicide. This literary mystery will greater than fulfill readers with a style for ambiguity.

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