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In what has been a generally vigorous globalization of world economy, Japan has stood out as a giant in the Pacific Asian theater, and indeed the world. After the United States, it has the most technologically powerful economy in the world. Economic decline threatened in the late 1990s, but Japan maintains an enormous trade surplus with the world. According to U.N. figures for 1996, Japan’s infant mortality rat…

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Miyata, Mitsuo, “Japan”, in: Encyclopedia of Christianity Online. Consulted online on 21 March 2023 <http://dx.doi.org/10.1163/2211-2685_eco_J25>
First published online: 2011
First print edition: ISBN: 9789004169678, 20080512

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