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Japan and Singapore in the World Economy: Japan's Economic Advance into Singapore, 1870-1965
     

Japan and Singapore in the World Economy: Japan's Economic Advance into Singapore, 1870-1965

by Hitoshi Hirakawa, Hiroshi Shimizu
 

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ISBN-10: 0415192366

ISBN-13: 9780415192361

Pub. Date: 08/28/1999

Publisher: Taylor & Francis

This pioneering work examines Japan's economic activities in Singapore from 1870 to 1965. Drawing upon a wide range of published and unpublished sources, the authors shed new light on issues such as:
* prostitution
* foreign trade by Kobe's overseas Chinese
* fishermen in the inter-war period
* Japanese economic activities during the Pacific War

Overview

This pioneering work examines Japan's economic activities in Singapore from 1870 to 1965. Drawing upon a wide range of published and unpublished sources, the authors shed new light on issues such as:
* prostitution
* foreign trade by Kobe's overseas Chinese
* fishermen in the inter-war period
* Japanese economic activities during the Pacific War
* Japanese involvement in Singapore's post-war industrialisation plan
* the Lee Kuan Yew regimes policy towards Japan
* the 1960s Japanese investment boom
This important work challenges commonly-held views on Japan's economic advance into Southeast Asia in general and Singapore in particular.

Product Details

ISBN-13:
9780415192361
Publisher:
Taylor & Francis
Publication date:
08/28/1999
Series:
Routledge Studies in the Modern History of Asia Series
Pages:
316
Product dimensions:
6.25(w) x 9.25(h) x 0.90(d)
Lexile:
1560L (what's this?)

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