The Technological Transformation of Japan: From the Seventeenth to the Twenty-First Century / Edition 1

The Technological Transformation of Japan: From the Seventeenth to the Twenty-First Century / Edition 1

by Tessa Morris-Suzuki
     
 

This landmark book is the first general English-language history of technology in modern Japan.See more details below

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This landmark book is the first general English-language history of technology in modern Japan.

Product Details

ISBN-13:
9780521424929
Publisher:
Cambridge University Press
Publication date:
07/28/1994
Edition description:
New Edition
Pages:
316
Product dimensions:
5.98(w) x 8.98(h) x 0.71(d)

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Table of Contents

1. Introduction; Part I. The Tokugawa Heritage 1603–1867: 2. Society and technology in Tokugawa, Japan; 3. Opening of doors; Part II. Technology in Industrialising Japan 1868–1945: 4. Technology and the Meiji State 1868–1912; 5. Systems-building and science-based industry 1912–1937; 6. A war of science and technology 1937–1945; Part III. The Making of a Technological Superpower Since 1945: 7. Technology and the 'economic miracle' 1945–1973; 8. High-tech Japan; Notes; Chronology; Bibliography; Index.

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