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Japan's Accession to the Comity of Nations

Japan's Accession to the Comity of Nations

1st Edition

Alexander von Siebold
February 27, 2013

This volume is based upon personal observations and recollections of the author extending over six different periods of residence in Japan between 1859 and 1877. It examines how the focus of the West towards Japan changed, as Japan became a dominant force in the political arena of the Far East when...

Japanese-Style Management Transferred: The Experience of East Asia

Japanese-Style Management Transferred: The Experience of East Asia

1st Edition

K J Fukuda
February 27, 2013

Japan’s rapid rise to economic super-power status has led to a worldwide interest in and attempts to emulate Japanese management practices. This book, based on extensive original research, considers both the opportunities and problems of the transfer of Japanese management practices to other areas...

Japan's Economic Aid: Policy Making and Politics

Japan's Economic Aid: Policy Making and Politics

1st Edition

Alan Rix
February 27, 2013

Japan’s arrival since World War Two as a major industrial nation has meant that she has had to bear a greater share of the developed world’s contribution to the developing nations and foreign aid has become an integral part of foreign policy. This book describes the roots of Japan’s aid policy and...

Japanese Whaling?: End of an Era

Japanese Whaling?: End of an Era

1st Edition

Arne Kalland, Brian Moeran
February 27, 2013

This book gives a social anthropological account of whaling culture in Japan. When originally published this was the first comprehensive account in English of the history of Japanese whaling, showing how it has given rise to a particular culture. The volume discusses what happens when that culture...

Japan's Foreign Aid Challenge

Japan's Foreign Aid Challenge

1st Edition

Alan Rix
February 27, 2013

When this volume was published in 1993 it was the first comprehensive analysis of the major policy issues confronting Japan’s massive foreign aid programme. It deals with the philosophy behind Japan’s aid, Japanese reactions to the severe criticisms of its programmes and the beginnings of...

Japan Under Taisho Tenno: 1912-1926

Japan Under Taisho Tenno: 1912-1926

1st Edition

A Morgan Young
February 27, 2013

A journalist on the Japan Chronicle for eleven years this volume examines the history, economy, politics and society of Japan from just before the First World War until 1926. Japan’s relations with the West, as well as with Russia and China are also discussed.  ...

Industrial Collaboration with Japan

Industrial Collaboration with Japan

1st Edition

Louis Turner
February 15, 2013

This study looks at the experiences of European and American companies that have collaborated with their Japanese competitors in the fields of computers, consumer electronics, automobiles and aero-engines, by forming joint ventures, designing products together and pursuing complementary marketing...

Industrial Training and Technological Innovation: A Comparative and Historical Study

Industrial Training and Technological Innovation: A Comparative and Historical Study

1st Edition

Howard F Gospel
February 15, 2013

Taking an international and comparative perspective, this book focuses on the relationship between industrial training and technological change in three major global economies – the UK, USA and Japan. The contributors, an international group of leading researchers, look at the origins and...

Industry and Business in Japan

Industry and Business in Japan

1st Edition

Kazuo Sato
February 15, 2013

This volume analyzes Japan’s industrial organization both from a historical perspective and by looking in details at specific industries such as iron, steel and the automotive industry. Big business, business groups and industrial policy are also discussed. The volume also provides a survey of the...

RLE: Japan Mini-Set A: Economics, Business and Management 20 vol set

RLE: Japan Mini-Set A: Economics, Business and Management 20 vol set

1st Edition

Various
February 09, 2011

Mini-set A: Economics, Business & Management re-issues 20 volumes originally published between 1935 and 1996. For institutional purchases for e-book sets please contact online.sales@tandf.co.uk (customers in the UK, Europe and Rest of World)...

RLE: Japan Mini-Set C: Language and Literature (8 vols)

RLE: Japan Mini-Set C: Language and Literature (8 vols)

1st Edition

Various
January 25, 2011

Mini-set C: Language & Literature re-issues a century of publishing in 8 volumes originally published between 1896 and 1989 and covers phonetics, grammar and syntax of the Japanese language as well as some of its most iconic literature and drama. For institutional purchases for...

RLE: Japan Mini-Set D: Politics (8 vols)

RLE: Japan Mini-Set D: Politics (8 vols)

1st Edition

Various
January 25, 2011

Mini-set D: Politics re-issues works originally published between 1920 & 1987 and examines the government, political system and foreign policy of Japan during the twentieth century....

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