First published in 1967, this influential study reviews the economic development of 15 countries from East Asia in the period between 1945 and 1965. It deals with a wide variety of factors influencing the development of the region, including the influence of foreign governments (both international aid and foreign trade); population development; industrialisation; transport and communication infrastructure; and the impact of economic development upon the population of East Asia.
1. Asian Perspectives 2. Population pressure 3. Food Shortage 4. Foreign Trade 5. The Raw Material Base 6. Industrialization 7. Transport and communications 8. National Budgets 9. Economic Planning 10. International Aid 11. The Results for the Asians