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Karel Van Wolferen • 9 Items / 1 Book, 6 Articles, 2 Reviews
The Enigma of Japanese Power (1989)
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    Mysteries of the Orient (Review)
    The Enigma of Japanese Power, by Karel van Wolferen
    1. The Enigma of Japanese Power by Karel van Wolferen
    National Review, August 18, 1989, p. 43
  2. Books
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    A Tokyo Tocqueville (Review)
    The Enigma of Japanese Power, by Karel van Wolferen
    1. The Enigma of Japanese Power by Karel van Wolferen
    Reason, December 1989, pp. 37-39
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    Political Booknotes (Review)
    The Enigma of Japanese Power, by Karel van Wolferen
    1. The Enigma of Japanese Power by Karel van Wolferen
    The Washington Monthly, July 1989, pp. 60-62
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    The Real Japan (2 Reviews)
    The Enigma of Japanese Power, by Karel van Wolferen
    1. The Enigma of Japanese Power by Karel van Wolferen
    2. Trading Places by Clyde V. Prestowitz, Jr.
    The New York Review of Books, July 20, 1989, pp. 23-28
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    Contemporary Affairs (2 Reviews)
    More Like Us, by James Fallows
    1. More Like Us by James Fallows
    2. The Enigma of Japanese Power by Karel van Wolferen
    The Wilson Quarterly, Autumn 1989, p. 111
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    Book Reviews (3 Reviews)
    The Vermont Papers, by Frank Bryan and John McClaughry
    1. The Vermont Papers by Frank Bryan and John McClaughry
    2. Taxpayers in Revolt by David T. Beito
    3. The Enigma of Japanese Power by Karel van Wolferen
    The Freeman, April 1990, pp. 157-160
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    The Japanese Challenge (4 Reviews)
    The Enigma of Japanese Power, by Karel van Wolferen
    1. The Enigma of Japanese Power by Karel van Wolferen
    2. More Like Us by James Fallows
    3. Yen! by Daniel Burstein
    4. Japanese Investment in the United States by Kozo Yamamura
    Commentary, September 1989, pp. 70-74
  8. Special Book Section: Politics & World Affairs
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    Colonel Isobe's Secret (5 Reviews)
    Language and Popular Culture in Japan, by Brian Moeran
    1. Language and Popular Culture in Japan by Brian Moeran
    2. Constructs for Understanding Japan by Yoshio Sugimoto and Ross E. Mouer
    3. The Enigma of Japanese Power by Karel van Wolferen
    4. Hirohito: Behind the Myth by Edward Behr
    5. The Dual Image of the Japanese Emperor by Kiyoko Takeda
    Encounter, November 1989, pp. 39-41
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    Recent Books on International Relations (8 Reviews)
    Asia and the Pacific
    1. The Enigma of Japanese Power by Karel van Wolferen
    2. India Briefing, 1988 by Marshall M. Bouton and Philip Oldenburg
    3. Thailand-U.S. Relations by Ansil Ramsay and Wiwat Mungkandi
    4. Deng Xiaoping by Uli Franz
    5. ASEAN and China by Joyce K. Kallgren, Noordin Sopiee, and Soedjati Djiwandono, ...
    6. South Korea and the United States by Susan Moffat
    7. Alliance Under Tension by Manwoo Lee, Ronald D. McLaurin, and Chung-In Moon, ...
    8. Asian Security Issues by Lawrence Ziring and David G. Dickason
    Foreign Affairs, Spring 1989, pp. 205-206