Science, Technology and Society in Contemporary Japan.
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266p paperback, well preserved copy. This copy was used to write a review of the book and has notes (in ink and pencil) by the reviewer, also a good number of post-it notes attached to page edges (easily removed), this title was published in the series Co. Buchnummer des Verkäufers PAB 147704
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Rezension: 'As late as August 1998, Japanese prime minister Keizo Obuchi was unaware of the Y2K bug. That the leader of one of the world's most technologically advanced nations should have been ignorant of such a serious problem may come as a surprise. But it is one of many contained in a new book, Science, Technology, and Society in Contemporary Japan. Did you know, for example, that Japan has the worst dioxin contamination in the world? Or that the Japanese spend twice as much on prescription drugs as on rice? The warts-and-all picture of Japan that emerges from the book is very different from the glistening high-tech stereotype. It is painted by Morris Low, a senior lecturer at the University of Queensland, and two Japanese co-authors, Shigeru Nakayama, the preeminent historian of Japanese science, and his former student, Hitoshi Yoshioka' New Scientist
Titel: Science, Technology and Society in ...
Verlag: Cambridge University Press, Cambridge University Press
Einband: Soft cover
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