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Silk and insight : a novel

Author: Yukio Mishima; Hiroaki Sato; Frank Gibney
Publisher: Armonk, N.Y. : M.E. Sharpe, ©1998.
Edition/Format:   eBook : Fiction : EnglishView all editions and formats
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A novel on a strike at a silk plant in 1950s Japan, illustrating the true face of the much-touted Japanese paternalism. The company operated a network of spies and anyone falling ill was fired. The strike led to better working conditions throughout Japan.
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Genre/Form: Electronic books
Fiction
Additional Physical Format: Print version:
Mishima, Yukio, 1925-1970.
Silk and insight.
Armonk, N.Y. : M.E. Sharpe, ©1998
(DLC) 98011263
(OCoLC)38431838
Material Type: Fiction, Internet resource
Document Type: Internet Resource, Computer File
All Authors / Contributors: Yukio Mishima; Hiroaki Sato; Frank Gibney
ISBN: 058523535X 9780585235356 9780765619679 0765619679
OCLC Number: 44954339
Notes: "An East gate book."
"A Pacific Basin Institute book"--Preliminary page.
Reproduction Notes: Electronic reproduction. [S.l.] : HathiTrust Digital Library, 2010. MiAaHDL
Description: 1 online resource (xviii, 219 pages)
Details: Master and use copy. Digital master created according to Benchmark for Faithful Digital Reproductions of Monographs and Serials, Version 1. Digital Library Federation, December 2002.
Contents: Title Page; Contents; Acknowledgments; Remembering Mishima Yukio; Introduction; Chapter 1 Komazawa Zenjiro's Artistic Interest; Chapter 2 Komazawa Zenjiro's Enterprise; Chapter 3 Komazawa Zenjiro's Award and Penalty; Chapter 4 Komazawa Zenjiro's Family; Chapter 5 Komazawa Zenjiro's Trip Overseas; Chapter 6 Komazawa Zenjiro's Bust; Chapter 7 Komazawa Zenjiro's Return to Japan; Chapter 8 Komazawa Zenjiro's Fury; Chapter 9 Komazawa Zenjiro's Dialogue; Chapter 10 Komazawa Zenjiro's Greatness; About the Author.
Other Titles: Kinu to meisatsu.
Responsibility: Yukio Mishima ; edited by Frank Gibney ; translated by Hiroaki Sato.
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This is a tale based on the strike which took place in the mid-1950s at Omi Kenshi, a silk manufacturer not far from Tokyo. The events described reflect the management / labour tensions of the period  Read more...

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