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Why Has Japan 'Succeeded'? Western Technology and the Japanese Ethos

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ISBN-10: 0521269032

ISBN-13: 9780521269032

Edition: 1984

Authors: Michio Morishima

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This book, by a distinguished Japanese economist now resident in the West, offers a new interpretation of the current success of the Japanese economy. By placing the rise of Japan in the context of its historical development, Michio Morishima shows how a strongly-held national ethos has interacted with religious, social and technological ideas imported from elsewhere to produce highly distinctive cultural traits. While Professor Morishima traces the roots of modern Japan back as far as the introduction of Confucianism, Taoism and Buddhism from China in the sixth century, he concentrates his observations on the last 120 years during which Japan has had extensive contacts with the West. He…    
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Book details

List price: $44.95
Copyright year: 1984
Publisher: Cambridge University Press
Publication date: 6/21/1984
Binding: Paperback
Pages: 224
Size: 6.25" wide x 9.25" long x 0.50" tall
Weight: 0.682
Language: English

Preface
Acknowledgement
Map
Introduction
The Taika Reform and after
The Meiji Revolution
The Japanese empire (I)
The Japanese empire (II)
The San Francisco regime
Conclusion
Postscript to the paperback edition
Index