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Jon Woronoff
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Japan as -anything but- number one

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Is Japan No. 1? Well, maybe it is if you only consider those sectors where it is particularly successful. But not if you add many others where its performance is mediocre or worse. Is Japan No. 1? Well, maybe it is if you ask the foreign "friends" who have made a career (and sometimes a fortune) as apologists of Japanese causes. But, if you ask the Japanese themselves, you ...more
303 pages
Published 1990 by Yohan
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I liked this book in its way of making me laugh throughout the pages i read it. It is cynical, ironic, and satirical towards Japan. By emphasizing the difference between the image and the truth about Japan, Woronoff shows you many criticisms against other publications that only describe Japan's success.
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