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Harvard East Asian Monographs 194

Minamata

Pollution and the Struggle for Democracy in Postwar Japan

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$29.95 • £26.95 • €27.95

ISBN 9780674007857

Publication Date: 03/21/2002

Short

424 pages

6 x 9 inches

2 maps, 34 halftones, 1 line drawing, 6 tables

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This is the first account, in any language, which covers the controversies surrounding the infamous mercury poisoning in Minamata in southern Kyushu over the time frame of ninety years, from the founding of the factory which caused the pollution, up to the settlement for compensation reached in 1995… George’s monograph provides an excellent point of departure for further inquiries.—Anja Osiander, Social Science Journal

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