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5 edition of The Japan That Never Was found in the catalog.

The Japan That Never Was

Explaining the Rise and Decline of a Misunderstood Country

by Dick Beason

  • 17 Want to read
  • 24 Currently reading

Published by State University of New York Press .
Written in English

    Subjects:
  • Economics,
  • Politics and government,
  • Economic policy,
  • Business / Economics / Finance,
  • Public Policy - Economic Policy,
  • Political Science,
  • Politics/International Relations,
  • Japan,
  • Industrial policy,
  • Development - Economic Development,
  • Economic Conditions,
  • 1989-,
  • Structural adjustment (Economic policy),
  • International - General,
  • 1945-1989

  • The Physical Object
    FormatPaperback
    Number of Pages214
    ID Numbers
    Open LibraryOL7803174M
    ISBN 100791460401
    ISBN 109780791460405
    OCLC/WorldCa52197666

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