Off Center by Masao Miyoshi
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Off Center
By Masao Miyoshi

Off Center

Power and Culture Relations Between Japan and the United States New edition

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Off Center by Masao Miyoshi

Book Description

In this study, Masao Miyoshi adopts an off-centre perspective - one that restores the historical asymmetry of encounters between Japan and the United States, from Commodore Perry to Douglas MacArthur - to investigate the blindness that has characterized relations between the two cultures. He moves off from literature to range across culture, poltics, and economics in his analysis of the Japanese and their reflections on the West.

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Book Details

ISBN: 9780674631762
ISBN-10: 0674631765
Format: Paperback
(235mm x 155mm x 17mm)
Pages: 290
Imprint: Harvard University Press
Publisher: Harvard University Press
Publish Date: 2-Nov-1994
Country of Publication: United States

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