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We Were Burning: Japanese Entrepreneurs And The Forging Of The Electronic Age Paperback – September 24, 1999

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Bob Johnstone is a freelance journalist who has written about science and technology for fifteen years. He has served as Japan correspondent for New Scientist, technology correspondent for Far Eastern Economic Review, and has been a contributing editor and writer for Wired. He was a Knight Science Journalism Fellow at the Massachusetts Institute of Technology in 1991 and was the recipient of an Abe Foundation Program grant.

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  • Publisher ‏ : ‎ Basic Books; 1st Paperback Edition (September 24, 1999)
  • Language ‏ : ‎ English
  • Paperback ‏ : ‎ 448 pages
  • ISBN-10 ‏ : ‎ 0465091180
  • ISBN-13 ‏ : ‎ 978-0465091188
  • Lexile measure ‏ : ‎ 1220L
  • Item Weight ‏ : ‎ 15.9 ounces
  • Dimensions ‏ : ‎ 5 x 1.03 x 8 inches
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Books by Bob Johnstone include L.E.D.: A History of the Future of Lighting; Switching to Solar; and Brilliant!: Shuji Nakamura and the Revolution in Lighting Technology. Now based in London Johnstone was Japan correspondent for New Scientist, technology editor for Far Eastern Economic Review and contributing editor for Wired.

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