Yakuza

Author: David E. Kaplan
Publisher: Univ of California Press
ISBN: 0520953819
Size: 18.29 MB
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Despite their criminal nature, the yakuza are accepted by fellow Japanese to a degree guaranteed to shock most Westerners. Yakuza is the first book to reveal the extraordinary reach of Japan's Mafia.

Yakuza

Author: David E. Kaplan
Publisher: Univ of California Press
ISBN: 0520274903
Size: 54.56 MB
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Yakuza tells the story of Japan's remarkable crime syndicates, from their feudal start as bands of medieval outlaws to their emergence as billion-dollar investors in real estate, big business, art, and more.

Yakuza

Author: David E. Kaplan
Publisher: Univ of California Press
ISBN: 9780520215627
Size: 58.10 MB
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Here is the backstage world of political influence and organized crime in the world's second largest economy... by far the most detailed and even-handed study of this important and neglected subject.

Yakuza

Author: David E. Kaplan
Publisher: Addison Wesley Publishing Company
ISBN: 9780201111514
Size: 16.96 MB
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This expose describes the activity of the Yakuza, Japan's criminal empire from their beginnings in the sixteenth century and their resurrection by U.S. officials after World War II

The Last Yakuza

Author: Jake Adelstein
Publisher: Hachette UK
ISBN: 9781472109217
Size: 56.33 MB
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A riveting history of the Japanese mafia, featuring an unforgettable cast of supporting characters, The Last Yakuza is an electrifying – but ultimately uplifting – story of one man’s life of crime. ‘Terrific, expertly told and ...

Confessions Of A Yakuza

Author: Dr. Junichi Saga
Publisher: Kodansha USA
ISBN: 4770050097
Size: 16.83 MB
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This is the true story, as told to the doctor who looked after him just before he died, of the life of one of the last traditional yakuza in Japan.

The Japanese Mafia

Author: Peter B. E. Hill
Publisher: Oxford University Press on Demand
ISBN: 0199257523
Size: 33.92 MB
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Based on extensive interviews with criminals, police officers, lawyers, journalists, and academics, this is the first academic analysis in English of Japan's criminal syndicates.

Tokyo Underworld

Author: Robert Whiting
Publisher: Hachette UK
ISBN: 1780335172
Size: 42.22 MB
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Here is a fresh perspective on postwar Japan and how it went from being a defeated nation to an economic player, with a little help from some less than diplomatic friends.

Yakuza Moon

Author: Shoko Tendo
Publisher: Kodansha USA
ISBN: 4770050062
Size: 66.44 MB
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On her last day at the bar she looked up at the full moon, a sight she never forgot. The moon became a symbol of her struggle to become whole, and the title of the book she wrote as an epitaph for herself and her family.

Yakuza Tattoo

Author: Andreas Johansson
Publisher: Dokument Forlag
ISBN: 9789188369031
Size: 17.82 MB
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Yakuza Tattoo offers a unique insight into the dragons, fish and gods inspired by the structure of the yakuza and form the identity of the organization.