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Aaron Mannes Reviews What When Wrong: Western Impact and Middle Eastern Response - By Bernard Lewis

By Aaron Mannes
October 01, 2002
Briefly in the 1980s many Americans came to feel that the United States was losing its economic and technological pre-eminence to Japan. As it turned out, the 1980s were not Japan’s moment, but at the time, this historical ripple caused some sharp reactions. Disgruntled autoworkers smashed Toyotas while corporate managers avidly studied the secrets of Japanese management.