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According to the Marxist interpretation still dominant in Japanese studies, the last century and a half of the Tokugawa period was a time of economic and demographic stagnation. Professors Hanley and Yamamura argue that a more satisfactory explanation can be provided within the framework of modem economic theory, and they advance and test three important new hypotheses in this book.
The authors suggest that the Japanese economy grew throughout the Tokugawa period, though slowly by modern standards and unevenly. This growth, they show, tended to exceed the rate of population increase even in the poorer regions, thus raising the living standard despite major famines. Population growth was controlled by a variety of methods, including abortion and infanticide, for the primary purpose of raising the standard of living.
Contrary to the prevailing view of scholars, thus, the conclusions advanced here indicate that the basis for Japan's rapid industrialization in the Meiji period was in many ways already established during the latter part of the Tokugawa period. The authors' analysis combines original fieldwork with study of data based on findings of the postwar years.
Originally published in 1978.
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Titolo: Economic and Demographic Change in ...
Casa editrice: Princeton University Press
Data di pubblicazione: 1978
Condizione libro: very good
Descrizione libro Princeton University Press, 1978. Condizione libro: Good. N/A. Former Library book. Shows some signs of wear, and may have some markings on the inside. Codice libro della libreria GRP76788316
Descrizione libro Princeton University Press. Paperback. Condizione libro: VERY GOOD. Very Good copy, cover and pages show some wear from reading and storage. Binding may have light creases. Lots of life left in these pages. Codice libro della libreria 2608313034
Descrizione libro 1977, Asia, Princeton University Press, 409 p., good ex-library, no pocket, Codice libro della libreria 1743
Descrizione libro Princeton University Press, 1977. Paperback. Condizione libro: Used: Good. Codice libro della libreria SONG0691100551
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Descrizione libro Princeton University Press, 1977. Paperback. Condizione libro: Used: Very Good. Softcover. Good binding and cover. Clean, unmarked pages. Shelf wear. Price stamped on front page. Ships daily. Codice libro della libreria 1210180029
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Descrizione libro Princeton University Press, 1977. Paperback. Condizione libro: Fair. Hiliting, ink markings. Some cover wear. Water stains a couple pages ; 409 pages. Codice libro della libreria 60497
Descrizione libro Condizione libro: Good. Economic and demographic change in preindustrial Japan, 1600-1868. Codice libro della libreria SKU0627359