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By Thomas R. Martin

During this compact but finished heritage of historic Greece, Thomas R. Martin brings alive Greek civilization from its Stone Age roots to the fourth century B.C. targeting the advance of the Greek city-state and the society, tradition, and structure of Athens in its Golden Age, Martin integrates political, army, social, and cultural historical past in a publication that would attract scholars and common readers alike. Now in its moment version, this vintage paintings now positive aspects new maps and illustrations, a brand new creation, and updates throughout.

"A limpidly written, hugely available, and finished background of Greece and its civilizations from prehistory in the course of the cave in of Alexander the Great's empire...A hugely readable account of historical Greece, relatively valuable as an introductory or assessment textual content for the scholar or the overall reader."—Kirkus Reviews

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The rising number of students enrolled in universities and other institutions of higher education leads to the mass production of citizens exposed and oriented to individualistic and rational thinking. The disintegration of the family and kinship systems, plus the gradual dissolution of the local community, tend to liberate individuals from intense social constraints imposed by these traditional structures. As Japanese workers become accustomed to material affluence, their legendary work ethic tends to dissipate and their lifestyles become more hedonistic.

For example, Sugimoto and Mouer 1980; Befu 1990a; Mouer and Sugimoto 1986; and Dale 1986. See, for example, Yoshino 1992 and 1997; Oguma 1995 and 2002; Amino ¯ saka 1997 and 1999; and Befu 1990, 1992, 1994 and 2000; Takano and O 2001. Markus and Kitayama 1991; Kitayama 1998; Kitayama, Markus, Matsumoto and Norsakkunkit 1997. Arai 2000. Mahathir 1999. Mahathir and Ishihara 1996. The description below follows Tominaga 1988, pp. 2–50. Dore 1973. Johnson 1982 and 1990. Murakami 1984a. Dore 1987. Berger and Hsiao 1988.

The legitimation of duality underlying the Japanese vocabulary provides a pretext for corrupt activities. In the ura side of business transactions, for example, Japanese companies use the category of shito fumei kin (expenses unaccounted for) to conceal the identity of the recipient of the expenditure. They can do this as long as they declare those expenses to be subject to taxation. The corporate world uses this method extensively to hide secret payoffs, kickbacks, and political donations. 82 The honne of the participants in these deals is to promote the mutual interests of uchi networks of business and politics.

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