Bending Adversity

Bending Adversity

Japan and the Art of Survival

Book - 2014
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The author argues that the Japanese may use the devastating March 2011 earthquake and tsunami, and consequent terrifying meltdown at the nuclear complex at Fukushima, to stimulate their economy and turn it into a mature economy, comfortable in itself, with satisfactory growth and a senior and respected seat in the global parliament.
Publisher: New York : Penguin Press, c2014
ISBN: 9781594205842
1594205841
Branch Call Number: 952 .1 PIL
Characteristics: xxxiv, 382 p., [16] p. of plates :,ill., maps, ports. ;,24 cm

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ChristchurchLib May 12, 2014

"An illuminating portrait of contemporary Japan by the Asia editor of the Financial Times bases his observations on a cross-section of Japanese citizenry while evaluating such major events as the World War II atom bombings, the 1990 economic recession and the earthquake, tsunami and nuclear meltdown disasters of 2011." History and Current Events May 2014 newsletter http://www.libraryaware.com/996/NewsletterIssues/ViewIssue/07a6a31c-7455-4328-9850-87f64b0c952f?postId=4ba36ab2-e78e-4e70-abde-d37ee7b88a73

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