IN THE REVIEW

Must We Copy Japan?

Japan As Number One: Lessons for America

by Ezra F. Vogel

The Japanese Challenge: The Success and Failure of Economic Success

by Herman Kahn and Thomas Pepper
The opening pages of Japan As Number One: Lessons for America are as much about America as about Japan—less admiring of Japanese accomplishments than troubled by a sense that America is becoming weaker. The Harvard sociologist Ezra Vogel writes that he is “increasingly preoccupied with what is happening in America, …