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Antitrust in Japan (Hardcover) (Eleanor M. Hadley)

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Before and during World War II, Japan's economy was controlled by power economic concentrations, large family holdings that passed from one generation to another, calledzaibatsu. This book is a full assessment of the American postwar attempt to break up these powerful combines. Miss Hadley recounts both General Douglas MacArthur's efforts to implement the American occupation's antitrust policies and the Japanese government's resistance while it appeared to comply with zaibatsu dissolution. As the Cold War developed, American defense thinkers began to emphasize recovery rather than reform, and conservative American businessmen supported the abandonment of antitrust policy in Japan. The second half of the book examines the consequences of the antitrust measures and reaches conclusions which challenge prevailing Japanese and American views.

Originally published in 1970.

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Number of Pages: 528
Genre: Freedom + Security / Law Enforcement
Sub-Genre: Antitrust
Series Title: Princeton Legacy Library
Format: Hardcover
Publisher: Princeton Univ Pr
Author: Eleanor M. Hadley
Language: English
Street Date: April 19, 2016
TCIN: 51214672
UPC: 9780691647944
Item Number (DPCI): 248-17-7790
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