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Published: 22 July 2004

440 Pages | 2 maps, numerous tables, graphs and 2 line drawings


ISBN: 9780198289050

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The Economic History of Japan:1600-1990

Volume 1: Emergence of Economic Society in Japan, 1600-1859

Akira Hayami, Osamu Saitô, and Ronald P. Toby

  • First volume in an authoritative economic history of modern Japan, written by leading Japanese scholars.
  • Uses historical and econometric sources to trace the development of Japan's market economy to its rapid industrialization in the late nineteenth century.
  • Addresses the reasons behind the unique nature of Japan's industrialization, examining whether this process was fundamentally different to that experienced in the West.

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