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Island of Dreams: Environmental Crisis in Japan
Island of Dreams: Environmental Crisis in Japan
By Norie Huddle and Michael Reich, with Nahum Stiskin
Autumn Press, 1975, 351 pp.

The modern Japanese miracle economy is an experiment in brinkmanship: how far can the goal of production at all costs be pushed without catastrophic consequences to the public health? This well-researched and vividly detailed study delineates the brink.