CHRONOLOGY

1940

Extension of China Invasion into SEA threatens European colonies and creates diplomatic friction with the US

 

GLOSSARY

EBC

European Business Council

representing EU business interests in Japan focused gaiatsu vs ACCJ

Ecu

European currency unit

the basket, the snake convergence, EMU project etc an Acu model cf Acu, Euro

Azuchi Momoyama Period

a final phase of a low level civil war 1573 - 1603

impact of European culture moved Japan from the mediaeval to the early modern

bancassurance

banking + assurance

Continental European pattern of universal banking Allfinanz cf Allfinanz

gairaigo

foreign origin word

often from European languages katakana spelling and sometimes euphemisms

rangaku

Dutch studies from the Dutch trading post Dejima

European developments were followed through Dutch books entering Nagasaki

stakeholder value

non Anglo Saxon corporate governance

ex UK European + East Asian social solidarity model vs shareholder value

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