Historical Demography and Labor Markets in Prewar Japan

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First published in 1998. Routledge is an imprint of Taylor & Francis, an informa company.
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Overview

First published in 1998. Routledge is an imprint of Taylor & Francis, an informa company.
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Product Details

  • ISBN-13: 9780815327073
  • Publisher: Taylor & Francis
  • Publication date: 4/1/1998
  • Series: Japanese Economic History 1600-1960 Series, #3
  • Edition number: 3
  • Pages: 250
  • Product dimensions: 6.00 (w) x 9.00 (h) x 0.69 (d)

Table of Contents

Introduction
Infanticide in Early Modern Japan? Demography, Culture, and Population Growth 2
Why Are There No Spinsters in Japan? 32
Peasant Migrants in the Economic Development of Nineteenth-Century Japan 47
Business Cycles and the Outflow of Labor from the Agricultural Sector 65
Two Centuries of Mortality Change in Central Japan: The Evidence from a Temple Death Register 79
Formation of the Census System in Japan: 1871-1945 - Development of the Statistical System in Japan Proper and Her Colonies 100
Demographic Transition in Japan 125
Redundancy Utilized: The Economics of Female Domestic Servants in Pre-War Japan 146
Demographic Transition in the Process of Japanese Industrialization 167
The Labor Force in Meiji Economic Growth: A Quantitative Study of Yamanashi Prefecture 200
Acknowledgments 225
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