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Speed Tribes

by Karl Greenfeld

HARPERCOLLINS PUBLISHERS | August 10, 1995 | Trade Paperback

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This foray into the often violent subcultures of Japan dramatically debunks the Western perception of a seemingly controlled and orderly society.

Format: Trade Paperback

Dimensions: 304 pages, 7.96 × 5.3 × 0.75 in

Published: August 10, 1995

Publisher: HARPERCOLLINS PUBLISHERS

The following ISBNs are associated with this title:

ISBN - 10: 0060926651

ISBN - 13: 9780060926656

Found in: Asia

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Speed Tribes

by Karl Greenfeld

Format: Trade Paperback

Dimensions: 304 pages, 7.96 × 5.3 × 0.75 in

Published: August 10, 1995

Publisher: HARPERCOLLINS PUBLISHERS

The following ISBNs are associated with this title:

ISBN - 10: 0060926651

ISBN - 13: 9780060926656

From the Publisher

This foray into the often violent subcultures of Japan dramatically debunks the Western perception of a seemingly controlled and orderly society.

About the Author

This foray into the often violent subcultures of Japan dramatically debunks the Western perception of a seemingly controlled and orderly society.

From Our Editors

Journalist Greenfeld exposes elements of Japanese culture that most Westerners never knew existed--the gangsters who control Japan's drug trade, a lucrative porn industry, and more. Greenfeld uncovers a Japan out of kilter with the orderly society of popular conception, and teaches how Japan's once miraculous economy has given rise to a predatory subculture.

Editorial Reviews

"A grippingly fresh portrait of an unseen country...As faces and stories accumulate like mosaic tiles, Japan's netherworld emerges with almost unbelievable vividness." (Washington Post Book World)