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The people's post office
Patricia L. Maclachlan

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The people's post office
the history and politics of the Japanese postal system, 1871-2010
Patricia L. Maclachlan

Published 2011 by Harvard University Asia Center in Cambridge, Mass .
Written in English.

Table of 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

Edition Notes

Harvard East Asian monographs -- 338


Dewey Decimal Class
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HE7275 .M233 2011

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