"Rich Nation, Strong Army"

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'An original and illuminating interpretation of what makes Japan a power to be reckoned with in the global village's marketplace.... The author argues persuasively that Japan's continuing drive for unassailable autonomy (in aircraft, communications, and other strategic industries) is firmly rooted in ancient ideologies and institutions designed to serve the public interest. A genuinely fresh framework in which to evaluate the challenges a Pacific Rim colossus poses for the West.' - Kirkus ReviewsLike most U.S. military technology transfers to Japan, even in the 1990s, HAWK and Nike were no longer state of the art. ... Kawasaki Heavy Industries, another participant in the DPC discussion group, was funded by the JDA in 1957 to develop ... KHIa#39;s production has been a model for effective use of Japana#39;s technology highways: from that project, KHI became ... and the production process technologies have shifted from entirely manual to automated production of components withanbsp;...

Title:"Rich Nation, Strong Army"
Author:Richard J. Samuels
Publisher:Cornell University Press - 1996-04-01


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