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Bending adversity : Japan and the art of survival, David Pilling

Label
Bending adversity : Japan and the art of survival
Title
Bending adversity
Title remainder
Japan and the art of survival
Statement of responsibility
David Pilling
Creator
Author
Subject
Genre
Language
eng
Summary
Financial Times Asia editor David Pilling presents a fresh vision of Japan, drawing on his own deep experience, as well as observations from a cross section of Japanese citizenry, including novelist Haruki Murakami, former prime minister Junichiro Koizumi, industrialists and bankers, activists and artists, teenagers and octogenarians. Through their voices, Pilling captures the dynamism and diversity of contemporary Japan
Summary
An illuminating portrait of contemporary Japan by the Asia editor of the Financial Times bases his observations on a cross-section of Japanese citizenry while evaluating such major events as the World War II atom bombings, the 1990 economic recession and the earthquake, tsunami and nuclear meltdown disasters of 2011
Writing style
http://library.link/vocab/ext/novelist/bookUI
10297939
Cataloging source
BTCTA
http://library.link/vocab/creatorName
Pilling, David
Dewey number
952.0512
Illustrations
  • illustrations
  • maps
  • plates
Index
index present
Literary form
non fiction
Nature of contents
bibliography
http://library.link/vocab/resourcePreferred
True
http://library.link/vocab/subjectName
  • Japan
  • Japan
  • Japan
  • Japan
Target audience
adult
http://bibfra.me/vocab/lite/titleRemainder
Japan and the art of survival
Label
Bending adversity : Japan and the art of survival, David Pilling
Instantiates
Publication
Bibliography note
Includes bibliographical references (pages 319-348) and index
Carrier category
volume
Carrier category code
  • nc
Carrier MARC source
rdacarrier
Content category
text
Content type code
  • txt
Content type MARC source
rdacontent
Contents
Tsunami. Tsunami ; Bending adversity -- Double-bolted land. Shimaguni ; Leaving Asia -- Decades found and lost. The magic teapot ; After the fall -- Life after growth. Japan as number three ; Samurai with a quiff ; Life after growth ; The promised road ; From behind the screen -- Adrift. Asia ex-Japan ; Abnormal nation -- After the tsunami. Fukushima fallout ; Citizens ; After the tsunami
Dimensions
24 cm
Extent
xxxiv, 382 pages, 16 unnumbered pages of plates
Isbn
9781594205842
Isbn Type
(hb)
Media category
unmediated
Media MARC source
rdamedia
Media type code
  • n
Other physical details
illustrations, maps
System control number
(OCoLC)852221347
Label
Bending adversity : Japan and the art of survival, David Pilling
Publication
Bibliography note
Includes bibliographical references (pages 319-348) and index
Carrier category
volume
Carrier category code
  • nc
Carrier MARC source
rdacarrier
Content category
text
Content type code
  • txt
Content type MARC source
rdacontent
Contents
Tsunami. Tsunami ; Bending adversity -- Double-bolted land. Shimaguni ; Leaving Asia -- Decades found and lost. The magic teapot ; After the fall -- Life after growth. Japan as number three ; Samurai with a quiff ; Life after growth ; The promised road ; From behind the screen -- Adrift. Asia ex-Japan ; Abnormal nation -- After the tsunami. Fukushima fallout ; Citizens ; After the tsunami
Dimensions
24 cm
Extent
xxxiv, 382 pages, 16 unnumbered pages of plates
Isbn
9781594205842
Isbn Type
(hb)
Media category
unmediated
Media MARC source
rdamedia
Media type code
  • n
Other physical details
illustrations, maps
System control number
(OCoLC)852221347

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