Student Resources

Books for basic reading

  • Benedict, Ruth (1946) The Chrysanthemum and the Sward: Patterns of Japanese Culture, Boston: Houghton Mifflin Company.
  • Burnstein, Daniel (1988) YEN!: Japan's New Financial Empire and Its Threat to America, New York: Simon and Schuster. ISBN: 0-671-67889-2
  • Christopher, Robert C. (1983) Japanese Mind, New York: Fawcett Columbine. ISBN: 0-449-90120-3
  • Hall, Edward T. & Hall, Mildred Reed (1987) Hidden Differences: Doing Business With the Japanese, Garden City, New York: Anchor Press/Doubleday. ISBN: 0-385-23883-5
  • Kahn, Herman & Pepper, Thomas (1979) The Japanese Challenge: The Success and Failure of Economic Success, New York: William Morrow and Company, Inc. ISBN: 0-688-08710-8
  • Nakane, Chie (1970) Japanese Society, Pnguin Books, ISBN: 0-14-02.1682-0
  • Reischauer, Edwin O. (1974) Japan: The Story of a Nation, Revised Edition, New York: Alfred A. Knopf, Publisher. ISBN: 0-394-31900-1
  • Tsurumi, Yoshi (1980) Sogoshosha: Engines of Export-Based Growth", Montreal: The Institute for Research on Public Policy. ISBN: 0-920380-58-1
  • Vogel, Ezra F. (1963) Japan's New Middle Class: The Salary Man and His Family in a Tokyo Suburb, Second Edition, Berkeley: University of California Press. ISBN: 0-520-02100-2