Shadow Shoguns The Rise and Fall of Japan's Postwar Political Machine

ISBN-10: 0804734577

ISBN-13: 9780804734578

Edition: 1997

Authors: Jacob M. Schlesinger

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This is a vivid account of the corrupt and improbable political machine that ran Japanese politics for 20 years, from the early 1970s to the early 1990s, the period during which Japan became the world's second-largest economy.
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List price: $29.95
Copyright year: 1997
Publisher: Stanford University Press
Publication date: 5/1/1999
Binding: Paperback
Pages: 368
Size: 6.25" wide x 9.50" long x 0.75" tall
Weight: 0.990
Language: English

A Note to Readers
Kakuei Tanaka: Man of the People, Man of Means, 1918-1976
From Penury to Parliament
Snow Country
Kaku-san Versus the Elite
Building a New Japan
The Politician as Entrepreneur
The "Shadow Shogun of Mejiro": Building a National Machine, 1976-1985
Back to the Snow Country
Bags of Money
"Politics Is Power, Power Is Numbers"
The Loyal Opposition
General Hospital
The Public Works State
Court Justice, Political Logic
The Second Generation: The "Bubble Politics" of Shin Kanemaru, Noboru Takeshita, And Ichiro Ozawa, 1985-1992
The Odd Couple
"Ichiro ... My Lost Son"
The Coup
The Age of Languor
The Don
"One Big Safe"
The Machine Collapses, 1992-1996
Cracks in the Foundation
Ozawa and His Discontents
The Boss Turned Reformer
Selected Bibliography
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