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The Economic Development of Modern Japan, 1945-1995
From Occupation to the Bubble Economy. Elgar Mini Series
This important collection throws light on the historical development and evolution of the economy, society and institutions in post-war Japan.
It covers trends in economic development and looks at areas such as the debate on the role and significance of industrial policy; the evolution of financial and banking systems; the changing patterns of labour relations; land reform and agricultural change; and the broader economic and social structures of modern Japan.
This two-volume set brings together the significant articles around these themes, including less well-known work first published in Japan. It will be an essential reference work for scholars and students of history, economics, political science and Asian studies.
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`Steven Tolliday has produced an excellent sequel to his earlier work with a similar title. . .' -- Prabhu Guptara, Journal of Japanese Trade and Industry `Was there really a Japanese miracle? Did industrial policy make any difference? Is the stagnation of the last decade a refutation of all that was said about the Japanese model in the 1980s? Or just the other side of the medal? Or a temporary blip? Tolliday has done a marvellous job of bringing the evidence together from an extraordinarily wide range of resources - and demonstrating thereby how far the depth and density of English-language analysis of the Japanese economy has improved in recent years.' -- Ronald Dore, London School of Economics and Political Science, UK