This introductory chapter discusses the theme of this volume which is about keiretsu, post-war Japanese insular business alliances. This volume argues that keiretsu is nothing more than an urban legend propagated by Marxist scholars in the 1950s. It also debunks other related myths about the Japanese business world including zaibatsu, which explains government guidance and maintenance of special arrangement with main bank.
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