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Japan, China, and the Growth of the Asian International Economy, 1850-1949
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Japan, China, and the Growth of the Asian International Economy, 1850-1949

Kaoru Sugihara

Abstract

Modern Asian economic history has often been written in terms of Western impact and Asia's response to it. This book argues that the growth of intra-regional trade, migration, and capital and money flows was a crucial factor that determined the course of East Asian economic development. The chapters are organized around three main themes. First, economic interactions between Japan and China were important in shaping the pattern of regional industrialization. Neither country imported technology and organizations, and attempted to ‘catch up’ with the West alone. Japan's industrialization took pl ... More

Keywords: Asia, East Asia, intra-regional trade, migration, capital, economic development, industrialization, intra-Asian trade, economic nationalism, international economy

Bibliographic Information

Print publication date: 2005 Print ISBN-13: 9780198292715
Published to Oxford Scholarship Online: July 2005 DOI:10.1093/acprof:oso/9780198292715.001.0001

Authors

Affiliations are at time of print publication.

Kaoru Sugihara, editor
Professor of Economic History, Graduate School of Economics, Osaka University

Contents

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1 An Introduction

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PART I CHINESE MERCHANTS AND THE JAPANESE COTTON INDUSTRY

PART II THE RISE OF ECONOMIC NATIONALISM IN CHINA

Part III China's Internal Integration in International Perspective

PART IV The Growth Of China's Contacts With Taiwan and Southeast Asia

End Matter