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Japan : a reinterpretation

Author: Patrick Smith
Publisher: Toronto : HarperCollins, ©1997.
Edition/Format:   Print book : English : 1st edView all editions and formats
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We envy their efficiency, but who are the sararimen, the corporation warriors who toil away with selfless dedication in their company cubicles? What do the children who spend every evening in "cram schools" really think and feel about their future? An epic and insightful look at the Japanese psyche and soul, revealing a people who now seek to change the very thing that we believe sets them apart: the struggle  Read more...
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Document Type: Book
All Authors / Contributors: Patrick Smith
ISBN: 0002550644 9780002550642
OCLC Number: 36693861
Description: 390 p. ; 25 cm.
Responsibility: Patrick Smith.

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We envy their efficiency, but who are the sararimen, the corporation warriors who toil away with selfless dedication in their company cubicles? What do the children who spend every evening in "cram schools" really think and feel about their future? An epic and insightful look at the Japanese psyche and soul, revealing a people who now seek to change the very thing that we believe sets them apart: the struggle between individual rights and one's duty towards society.

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