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Author Maclachlan, Patricia L.

Title The people's post office : the history and politics of the Japanese postal system, 1871-2010 / Patricia L. Maclachlan
Published Cambridge, Mass. : Harvard University Asia Center, 2011
Distributed by Harvard University Press
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Description 1 online resource (xx, 358 pages) : illustrations
Series Harvard East Asian monographs ; 338
Harvard East Asian monographs ; 338
Contents "Making use of private energies": the origins and early evolution of the modern Japanese postal system -- Public servants with private interests : postwar commissioned postmasters and the politics of self-preservation -- The commissioned postmasters : the view from inside -- The postwar postal regime and the failure of reform -- Setting the stage: the Hashimoto reforms -- Koizumi Jun'Ichiro and the politics of postal privatization -- Conclusion: the revenge of the postal regime -- Reference matter -- Works cited -- Index
Bibliography Includes bibliographical references (pages 333-347) and index
Notes Print version record
Subject Postal service -- Japan -- History -- 19th century
Postal service -- Japan -- History -- 20th century
Postal service -- Japan -- History -- 21st century
POLITICAL SCIENCE -- Political Ideologies -- General.
Politics and government
Postal service.
Postväsen -- historia -- Japan.
Postväsen -- Japan -- 1800-talet -- 1900-talet -- 2000-talet.
Japan -- Politics and government.
Genre/Form History.
Form Electronic book
ISBN 1684175127