The Emptiness of Japanese Affluence

The Emptiness of Japanese Affluence

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This work aims to show that Japan even at it's height of success, while the successful version of capitalism was blighted at it's core, being unsustainable. This revised edition features n introduction which gives an analysis of Japan's contemporary more

Product details

  • Hardback | 358 pages
  • 158.5 x 234.7 x 28.7mm | 726.57g
  • Taylor & Francis Inc
  • M.E. Sharpe
  • Armonk, United States
  • English
  • Revised
  • Revised ed.
  • tables, index
  • 0765607670
  • 9780765607676

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"It is to McCormack's great credit that he diagnosed so well Japan's condition... when it was still possible to refer to Japanese affluence without irony. Now that that is no longer the case, his careful analyses are all the more compelling; for we must acknowledge that Japan once provided world history with an astonishingly successful version of capitalism. Even at its height, or rather, especially at its height, McCormack shows, this success was blighted at its core, being unsustainable." - From Norma Field's Foreword"show more

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