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Peruvian—Japanese Relations: The Frustration of Resource Diplomacy

  • Pablo de la Flor
Part of the St Antony’s/Macmillan Series book series

Abstract

The surprising election of Alberto Fujimori as President of Peru has brought to public attention the special nature of Peruvian-Japanese relations. Peru was the first Latin American country to establish official contacts with Japan and to receive a large contingent of Japanese immigrants during the early part of this century. Today, the 80,000-strong community of Japanese descendants in Peru is one of the largest in the world.

Keywords

Japanese Firm Exchange Rate Policy Japan International Cooperation Agency Japanese Immigrant Peruvian Government 
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Notes

  1. 1.
    For a fuller analysis of Peruvian—Japanese relations, see Pablo de la Flor, Japón en la escena internacional: sus relaciones con América Latina y el Perú (Lima: Centro Peruano de Estudios Internacionales y COTECNA, 1992).Google Scholar
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    C. Harvey Gardiner, The Japanese and Peru, 1873–1973 (Albuquerque: University of New Mexico Press, 1975) p. 15. For a complete account of Japanese immigration, see also Amelia Morimoto, Los inmigrantes japoneses en el Perú (Lima: Universidad Nacional Agraria, 1979).Google Scholar
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    C. Harvey Gardiner, Pawns in a Triangle of Hatred: The Peruvian Japanese and the United States (Seattle: University of Washington Press, 1981) p. 54.Google Scholar
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    Dani Rodrik, “Managing Resource Dependency: The United States and Japan in the Market for Copper, Iron Ore and Bauxite,” World Development, 10, 7 (1982) p. 542.CrossRefGoogle Scholar
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    Saburo Okita, Japan and the World Economy (Tokyo: The Japan Foundation, 1975).Google Scholar
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    G. David Becker, The New Bourgeoisie and the Limits of Dependency: Mining, Class, and Power inRevolutionaryPeru (Princeton, NJ: Princeton University Press, 1983) p. 191.Google Scholar

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© Barbara Stallings and Gabriel Székely 1993

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