Ezra Vogel, renowned Harvard expert on Japan and China, dies aged 90

//Ezra Vogel, renowned Harvard expert on Japan and China, dies aged 90

Ezra Vogel, renowned Harvard expert on Japan and China, dies aged 90

Ezra Vogel, a US expert on Japan and China and professor emeritus at Harvard University, has died, the university’s Chinese studies centre said Sunday. He was 90.The professor of social science was widely known for his 1979 book Japan as Number One: Lessons for America, which became a bestseller in Japan.The book explained the reason behind Japan’s economic prosperity after World War II and praised Japanese-style business practices, helping shape US perceptions of the country.In an opinion…

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