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An entertaining and thorough introduction to all things Japanese. Much has been written about Japanese management. But this is the first book to explain the people, the life, and the culture of that fascinating nation.
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"This could well be the most important appraisal of Japan and the Japanese by a Westerner in decades... a crisp and breezy survey of pretty well every facet of contemporary Japanese life."
"A splendid primer...tantalizing and rewarding...explains Japanese notions of courtesy and reciprocity and other subtleties, paradoxes and implications of the national character."
Los Angeles Times
"A breezy, readable introduction to a people whose importance to America cannot be overestimated...Christopher conveys a wealth of information in a clear, jargon-free style."
"Perceptive, tactfully written...Mr. Christopher has produced a readable, concise, one-volume guide to Japanese society and culture. With clarity, balance, and a healthy supply of anecdotes, he briefly touches almost every conceivable corner of Japanese life."
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ing and thorough introduction to all things Japanese. Much has been written about Japanese management. But this is the first book to explain the people, the life, and the culture of that fascinating nation.
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Book Description Ballantine Books, 1984. Condition: New. book. Seller Inventory # M0449901203
Book Description Ballantine Books. PAPERBACK. Condition: New. 0449901203 New Condition. Seller Inventory # NEW7.0167995
Book Description Ballantine Books, 1984. Paperback. Condition: New. Seller Inventory # DADAX0449901203