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Johnson, Chalmers 1931-2010

Overview
Works: 181 works in 628 publications in 1 language and 20,389 library holdings
Genres: History  Biography 
Roles: Editor, Speaker, Author of introduction
Classifications: E840, 327.73
Publication Timeline
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Publications about Chalmers Johnson
Publications by Chalmers Johnson
Publications by Chalmers Johnson, published posthumously.
Most widely held works by Chalmers Johnson
Blowback : the costs and consequences of American empire by Chalmers Johnson( Book )
28 editions published between 2000 and 2004 in English and held by 2,005 libraries worldwide
"The term 'blowback,' invented by the CIA, refers to the unintended results of American actions abroad. In this incisive and controversial book, Chalmers Johnson lays out in vivid detail the dangers faced by our overextended empire, which insists on projecting its military power to every corner of the earth and using American capital and markets to force global economic integration on its own terms. From a case of rape by U.S. servicemen in Okinawa to our role in Asia's financial crisis, from our early support for Saddam Hussein to our conduct in the Balkans, Johnson reveals the ways in which our misguided policies are planting the seeds of future disaster." -- Book cover
The sorrows of empire : militarism, secrecy, and the end of the Republic by Chalmers Johnson( Book )
33 editions published between 2004 and 2006 in English and held by 1,954 libraries worldwide
Examines American militarism and its repercussions at home and abroad, sounding a warning about the military-industrial complex and analyzing its influence on American policy making
Nemesis : the last days of the American Republic by Chalmers Johnson( Book )
16 editions published between 2006 and 2008 in English and held by 1,586 libraries worldwide
In Blowback, Chalmers Johnson linked the CIA's clandestine activities abroad to disaster at home. In The Sorrows of Empire, he explored the ways in which the growth of American militarism has jeopardized our stability. Now, in Nemesis, he shows how imperial overstretch is undermining the republic itself, both economically and politically. Delving into new areas--from plans to militarize outer space to Constitution-breaking presidential activities at home and the corruption of a toothless Congress--Nemesis offers a description of the trap into which the dreams of America's leaders have taken us. Drawing comparisons to empires past, Johnson explores just what the unintended consequences of our dependence on a permanent war economy are likely to be. What does it mean when the globe's sole "hyperpower," no longer capable of paying for the ambitions of its leaders, becomes the greatest hyper-debtor of all times?--From publisher description
MITI and the Japanese miracle : the growth of industrial policy, 1925-1975 by Chalmers Johnson( Book )
36 editions published between 1982 and 2012 in English and Undetermined and held by 1,419 libraries worldwide
Revolutionary change by Chalmers Johnson( Book )
34 editions published between 1965 and 1986 in English and Undetermined and held by 1,411 libraries worldwide
Peasant nationalism and communist power; the emergence of revolutionary China by Chalmers Johnson( Book )
4 editions published between 1962 and 1967 in English and held by 1,127 libraries worldwide
This author researches the Chinese Communists' wartime expansion, according to the documentation recorded by Japanese intelligence, then compares that expansion with that of the Yugoslav Communists
Change in Communist systems by Chalmers Johnson( Book )
13 editions published between 1970 and 1973 in English and Undetermined and held by 1,070 libraries worldwide
An instance of treason; Ozaki Hotsumi and the Sorge spy ring by Chalmers Johnson( Book )
31 editions published between 1964 and 1990 in English and Undetermined and held by 903 libraries worldwide
Study of the devious activities of a Japanese official who served as a Communist agent prior to and during the World War
Ideology and politics in contemporary China ( Book )
5 editions published in 1973 in English and Undetermined and held by 899 libraries worldwide
Japan, who governs? : the rise of the developmental state by Chalmers Johnson( Book )
9 editions published between 1995 and 1996 in English and held by 842 libraries worldwide
"Japan's people have among the world's highest income - more than $28,000 yearly per capita. Even during a recession Japan is in the black. Its households save close to 20 percent of their disposable income. Japan's school system turns out a blue-collar work force possessing mathematical and reasoning skills that come only with a college degree in the United States. Its pension and health-delivery systems, in contrast to most of the rest of the world, are efficient and relatively inexpensive, its unemployment rate half that of the United States and Germany. And its high-tech industries are not saddled with having to convert, expensively, from military to commercial purposes." "How did this happen? If the Cold War is over, did Japan actually win it, while the two major protagonists merely exhausted themselves?" "The answers lie, according to Chalmers Johnson, one of our wisest and most provocative scholars, in Japan's remarkable, much-misunderstood and maligned "capitalist developmental state," a term he coined to describe Japan and other East Asian economies now following in its footsteps." "Japan's economic system is one in which public service is highly valued; state bureaucracy attracts the best, young minds; and "economic guidance" by the state is both accepted and ubiquitous. As explained here with rare lucidity and historical depth, Japan's economy is not likely to falter. Instead, Johnson sees it continuing to thrive as it moves from a producer-dominated economy to a consumer-oriented headquarters for all of East Asia. Johnson also explores the history of Japan's postwar political development, and policies both at home and abroad."--BOOK JACKET
Autopsy on people's war by Chalmers Johnson( Book )
9 editions published between 1971 and 1973 in English and Undetermined and held by 731 libraries worldwide
Japan's public policy companies by Chalmers Johnson( Book )
6 editions published in 1978 in English and held by 719 libraries worldwide
The Industrial policy debate ( Book )
7 editions published in 1984 in English and Undetermined and held by 672 libraries worldwide
Dismantling the empire : America's last best hope by Chalmers Johnson( Book )
7 editions published between 2010 and 2011 in English and held by 624 libraries worldwide
The author argues that our secret operations in Iraq and elsewhere around the globe will continue to exact a price at home unless President Obama begins to crack down on the Pentagon before it successfully dismantles the American Dream
Revolution and the social system by Chalmers Johnson( Book )
22 editions published between 1963 and 1979 in English and Undetermined and held by 598 libraries worldwide
Conspiracy at Matsukawa by Chalmers Johnson( Book )
9 editions published in 1972 in English and Undetermined and held by 586 libraries worldwide
Politics and productivity : the real story of why Japan works by Berkeley Roundtable on the International Economy( Book )
12 editions published in 1989 in English and Undetermined and held by 555 libraries worldwide
Hijacking catastrophe 9/11, fear & the selling of American empire ( visu )
3 editions published between 2004 and 2006 in English and held by 415 libraries worldwide
This film discusses how the events of 9/11/2001 have influenced United States politics, from advancing a pre-existing military agenda to rolling back civil liberties and social programs. This documentary features interviews with leading commentators on the events of 9/11 and the war in Iraq
Communist policies toward the intellectual class; freedom of thought & expression in China by Chalmers Johnson( Book )
31 editions published between 1954 and 1975 in English and Undetermined and held by 355 libraries worldwide
Nemesis the last days of the American Republic by Chalmers Johnson( file )
6 editions published in 2007 in English and held by 197 libraries worldwide
In Blowback, Chalmers Johnson linked the CIA's clandestine activities abroad to disaster at home. In The Sorrows of Empire, he explored the ways in which the growth of American militarism has jeopardized our stability. Now, in Nemesis, he shows how imperial overstretch is undermining the republic itself, both economically and politically. Delving into new areas--from plans to militarize outer space to Constitution-breaking presidential activities at home and the corruption of a toothless Congress--Nemesis offers a description of the trap into which the dreams of America's leaders have taken us. Drawing comparisons to empires past, Johnson explores just what the unintended consequences of our dependence on a permanent war economy are likely to be. What does it mean when the globe's sole "hyperpower," no longer capable of paying for the ambitions of its leaders, becomes the greatest hyper-debtor of all times?
 
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Alternative Names
Johnson, Chalmers.
Johnson, Chalmers 1931-2010
Johnson, Chalmers A.
Johnson, Chalmers A., 1931-2010
Johnson, Chalmers Ashby
Johnson, Chalmers Ashby 1931-2010
Jonson, Charumāzu, 1931-2010
ジョンソン, チャーマーズ
ジョンソン, チャルマーズ
ジョンソン, チャルマーズ, 1931-2010
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English (312)
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