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of the upper classes within the

region, but lower-class existence remains at best unchanged, and it will remain unchanged until some way is found to combine the political organisations oppos- ing Japan's new imperialism that exist in Japan with those in the Asia Pacific region.

Division of the Policy Bureau of the Ministry of International Trade and Industry), Dai 22 kai wagakuni kigyo no kaigai jigytJ katsudo (Overseas Business Activities of Our Country's Firms, No. 22) (Tokyo: Okurasho insatsukyoku, 1993), p. 116.