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The postwar Japanese system

cultural economy and economic transformation

by William K. Tabb

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Published by Oxford University Press in New York .
Written in English

    Places:
  • Japan
    • Subjects:
    • Japan -- Economic conditions -- 1945-1989,
    • Japan -- Economic conditions -- 1989-,
    • Japan -- Social conditions -- 1945-

    • Edition Notes

      Includes bibliographical references (p. 381-397) and index.

      StatementWilliam K. Tabb.
      Classifications
      LC ClassificationsHC462.9 .T14 1995
      The Physical Object
      Paginationvi, 414 p. ;
      Number of Pages414
      ID Numbers
      Open LibraryOL1096303M
      ISBN 100195089499, 0195089502
      LC Control Number94020889

      The book is particularly interesting on what Dower regards as the deliberate policy of the occupiers to ignore the advice of ''old Japan hands,'' who by and large assumed a culturalist approach, skeptical of the chances of reforming the Japanese system except by building on indigenous institutions and styles of interaction. Gao, B. () The Postwar Japanese Economy, in A Companion to Japanese History (ed W. M. Tsutsui), Blackwell Publishing Ltd, Malden, MA, USA. doi: /ch18 Publication History Published Online: 13 DEC When the war ended in , Japanese literature was at an extremely low ebb. The pressure exerted on writers by the military to write in support of the war had on the whole been successful. Japanese Financial System: From Postwar to the New Millennium. Describes the development of the Japanese financial system, from extensive regulation and fund allocation through administrative guidance in the s to the banking crisis and legal and structural reorganization in the s. Special emphasis is on the processes of regulation.


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