Yakuza: Japan's Criminal Underworld

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Robert Hale, Jan 1, 2003 - History - 400 pages
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"A fascinating study of how criminal enterprise can infect the very heart of modern capitalism. Here is the backstage world of political influence and organized crime in the world's second largest economy... by far the most detailed and even-handed study of this important and neglected subject."--John W. Dower, author of Embracing Defeat: Japan in the Wake of World War II

Reviews of original edition:

"A superb study of Japan's underworld that is both entertaining and revealing. The authors miss none of the color and curious detail of the yakuza style, but at the same time go far beyond surface observations."--Far Eastern Economic Review

"The book is laden with fascinating information, some of it heretofore unavailable in English."--Washington Post

"Blend the Mafia with the Masons. Let them simmer a while, then fold in the Ku Klux Klan and you'll have the yakuza. . .. Important and timely. . .Yakuza will serve for years as the source document on Japanese organized crime."--San Jose Mercury News

"State-of-the-art investigative reporting. . .must reading for those who consider themselves already highly conversant with yakuza activities. . .disturbing."--Journal of Asian Studies

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User Review  - Simon - Goodreads

Extremely well-researched and documented it's a very interesting read to understand Japan's criminal underworld with Japan's history in the background. Fascinating... Read full review

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cool, interesting. organized crime is scary. Read full review

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About the author (2003)

David E. Kaplan covers organized crime and terrorism for U.S. News & World Report. He is coauthor of The Cult at the End of the World: The Terrifying Story of the Aum Doomsday Cult (1996) and author of Fires of the Dragon: Politics, Murder and the Kuomingtang (1992). Alec Dubro is a freelance journalist and communications consultant for labor and non-profit groups. He is past president of the National Writers Union.