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1st Edition

Asia Pacific Dynamism 1550-2000

ISBN 9781138963948
Published May 4, 2016 by Routledge
296 Pages

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First Published in 2004. Routledge is an imprint of Taylor & Francis, an informa company.

Table of Contents

Introduction PART I 1 Globalization, factor prices and living standards in Asia before 1940 PART II 2 Four revolutions in the textile trade of Asia 1814–1994: the impact of Bombay, Osaka, the Little Tigers and China 3 Europe, China and Japan: transfer of silk reeling technology in 1860–95 4 The colonial origins of Korea’s market economy 5 South Korea’s late industrialization in comparative historical perspective 6 Export dynamics in Taiwan and Mainland China 1950–2000: a Schumpeterian approach 7 Industrialization and institutional change in Hong Kong 1842–1960 8 Education and development: the experience of the Four Little Tigers PART III 9 Another monetary economy: the case of traditional China 10 Money and growth without development: the case of Ming China 11 California and Nevada minerals in the Pacific Rim 1850–1900 PART IV 12 The transmission of corporate cultures: international Officers in the HSBC Group 13 Chaos and instability: the Asia Pacific rice trade in the 1990

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A.J.H.Latham is Senior Lecturer in International Economic History at the University of Wales, Swansea. He has written widely on African and Asian economic history and is the author of Rice: The Primary Commodity (Routledge 1998). Heita Kawakatsu is Professor of Economic History at the International Research Centre for Japanese Studies, Kyoto. He is the author of Japanese Civilisation and the Modern West, and co-editor of Japanese Industrialization and the Asian Economy.