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.
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.
Previously published: London : Allen Lane, 2014. Includes bibliographical references (pages 319-348) and index.