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Tsunami: Japan's Post-Fukushima Future

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Featuring the world’s leading Japan watchers. From haunting scenes in the hot zone to the nuclear, political, and economic future of a battered land.

"For the 20 years before this great earthquake disaster, our nation has seemed, in many ways, to be at an impasse. As we overcome the crisis created by this disaster, we must also overcome the preceding crisis, what could be c
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Kindle Edition, 207 pages
Published 2011 by Foreign Policy

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Jennifer
Nov 10, 2011 rated it it was amazing
This is a very insightful look into Japanese politics in relation to nuclear power, as well as how Japan relates to other countries politically in terms of the nuclear issue. It's also a very good primer for understanding nuances in nuclear power I'd never heard of before.

You won't find such a diverse collection of essays, nor such a straightforward look at how we got to the current situation in world nuclear power and opinions about it as this one. Well, not that I've read a lot about it, but t
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Paul
May 06, 2012 rated it liked it
a wide variety of looks at the politics and history of tsunamis in Japan. As it is a collection of essays, it does get tiresome as some of the topics include social media's role in recovery. Also, there is a large section devoted to Japan's energy way-forward, as well as the word's way-forward with regards to nuclear energy. On this topic, there was very little content that was not reflexive. I was hoping for a brighter view of how nuclear energy could be improved to better contribute to a diffi ...more
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