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Author Hall, Ivan P., 1932-

Title Bamboozled! : how America loses the intellectual game with Japan and its implications for our future in Asia / Ivan P. Hall.

Imprint Armonk, N.Y. : M.E. Sharpe, c2002.


Location Call No. OPAC Message Status
 Axe 3rd Floor Stacks  303.4827305 H142b 2002    ---  Available
Description xxviii, 324 p. ; 23 cm.
Note "An East Gate book"--T.p.
Bibliography Includes bibliographical references (p. 295-308) and index.
Contents Introduction: The old deal : why our muddled thinking matters -- I : ILLUSION : "ON A CLOTH UNTRUE" : JAPANESE MENTALITIES, AMERICAN MISREADINGS : Economic mirage : the Asian crisis and "change" -- Anti-Americanism : Sayonara as the ultimate blackmail -- New old right : reactionaries in neoconservative garb -- Limping liberalism : civil courage derided as "leftist lite" -- Pan-Asianism : behind the bromides of East-West bridging -- Samurai ethic : premature prognoses of individualism -- II : COLLUSION : "WITH A TWISTED CUE" : BINATIONAL CARTEL FOR SWEETNESS AND LIGHT : Special pleading : our rhetorical trouncing on trade -- Ostracism : sidelining the heterodox -- Yen : the Pavlovian trot for Japan's academic largesse -- Dollars : the long retreat of American philanthrophy -- Organization : the mutual understanding industry -- People : of buffers, barnacles, and gatekeepers -- III : SELF-DELUSION : "AND ELLIPTICAL BILLIARD BALLS" : AMERICAN ROOTS OF WISHFUL THINKING : Gullible's Travels : our four faulty vision things -- Roller coaster : the prewar matrix of plus-minus images -- MacArthur maxim : democratic missionizing through the 1950s -- Reischauer rubric : cultural sensitizing from the 1960s -- Number-Oneism : economic giantizing in the 1970s -- Brief awakening : revisionist turnaround in the 1980s -- Dumbing down : PC and othe intellectual follies of the 1990s -- Conclusion : The Punishment fits the crime.
Subject United States -- Relations -- Japan.
Japan -- Relations -- United States.
Japan -- Foreign public opinion, American.
Public opinion.
United States -- Foreign relations -- Psychological aspects.
ISBN 076561006X (pbk.)
0765610051 (alk. paper)

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