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JQ1681.S35 1997
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TITLE: Shadow shoguns : the rise and fall of Japan's postwar political machine / Jacob M. Schlesinger.
AUTHOR: Schlesinger, Jacob M.
PUBLISHED: New York, N.Y. : Simon & Schuster, c1997.
DESCRIPTION: 366 p. ; 25 cm.
NOTES: Includes bibliographical references and index.
NOTES: Library Journal
NOTES: Publisher's Weekly
NOTES: New York Times
NOTES: The author describes the history and actions of the Liberal Democratic Party and how it effectively ran the nation of Japan from 1955 until 1993 when a series of scandals and trade pressures from other countries caused its demise. Also profiles the life of the Liberal Democratic Party's occasional prime minister, Kakuei Tanaka.
NOTES: Interest level: Adult
NOTES: Donation from the FSM Embassy Japan, April 2000.
SUBJECT: Political culture--Japan.
SUBJECT: Political corruption--Japan.
SUBJECT: Bureaucracy--Japan.
SUBJECT: Business and politics--Japan.
SUBJECT: Japan--Politics and government--1945-
SUBJECT: Culture.
SUBJECT: Political corruption.
SUBJECT: Bureaucracy.
SUBJECT: Business and politics.
SUBJECT: Japan--Politics and government.

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