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From Bullet Train to Symbol of Modern Japan

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The authorĀ gives a thorough examination of the phenomenon of the Shinkansen, and its relationship with Japanese society. He includes the history of the the bullet train, the reasons behind its success, and demonstrates how it went from being simply a high-speed rail network to attaining the status of iconic national symbol.
Taylor and Francis; April 2006
288 pages; ISBN 9781134360888
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