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Agriculture and Economic Development in East Asia: From Growth to Protectionism in Japan, Korea and Taiwan
Preface Conventions Contents 1. Agriculture and Industrialisation: the East Asian Case Agriculture's Role in Development Agricultural Adjustment An East Asian Model of Agriculture's Role inExpand
Rural Economic Development in Japan: From the Nineteenth Century to the Pacific War
1. Rethinking Rural Japan Part 1: The Nineteenth Century: The establishment of the diversified rural economy 2. Rural Economic Growth in the Nineteenth Century 3. The Rural Economy and the HouseholdExpand
The Japanese Consumer
By the late twentieth century, Japanese people were renowned as the world's most avid and knowledgeable consumers of fashion, luxury and quality, while the goods that embodied their tastes andExpand
The Japanese Consumer: An Alternative Economic History of Modern Japan
The Japanese Consumer claims to be an alternative economic history of modern Japan. I don?t think it is. It is an account of the place of consumption in the everyday life of the Japanese population,Expand
Multiple Choices: Rural Household Diversification and Japan's Path to Industrialization
Much of the historical literature on the forms of industrialization has assumed that agriculture and industry must develop along separate and specialized lines, linked only at the macro level throughExpand
Consuming rice: food, ‘traditional’ products and the history of consumption in Japan
Abstract While historians of Europe and North America have been devoting increasing attention to the history of consumption, much less interest has been shown in the historical development of the nowExpand
Simple pleasures: food consumption in Japan and the global comparison of living standards
  • P. Francks
  • Political Science
  • Journal of Global History
  • 18 February 2013
Abstract Contrary both to Pomeranz's argument for the comparability of pre-industrial living standards across Eurasia and to the accumulating evidence of the extent of growth in the Japanese economyExpand
Kimono Fashion: The Consumer and the Growth of the Textile Industry in Pre-War Japan
‘His nation had not changed its costume for over a thousand years’, a Japanese official reportedly told a shipwrecked Spanish trader in 1609, going on to criticise the castaway’s compatriots as, byExpand
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