Japanese Colonialism In Taiwan: Land Tenure, Development, And Dependency, 1895-1945, 1st Edition (Hardback) book cover

Japanese Colonialism In Taiwan

Land Tenure, Development, And Dependency, 1895-1945, 1st Edition

By Chih-ming Ka

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Exploring the dynamics of development and dependency, this book traces the experience of Taiwan under Japanese colonial rule. Chih-ming Ka shows how, unlike in other sugar-producing colonies, Taiwan was able to sustain its indigenous family farms and small-scale rice millers, who not only survived but thrived in competition with Japanese sugar capi

Table of Contents

Foreword -- Introduction -- Land Tenure, Class Relations, and the State in Precolonial Taiwan (1683–1895) -- The Colonial State, Foreign Capital, and the Articulation of Indigenous Agriculture -- Family Farms and the Formation of Surplus Extraction Mechanisms by Sugar Capital -- The Contradictory Relationship Between Rice and Sugar -- Conclusion -- Appendix: Prices, Income, and Land Productivity in Rice, Cane and Sugar Production, 1910–1938 -- Conversion of Weights and Measures

About the Author

Chih-ming Ka

Subject Categories

BISAC Subject Codes/Headings:
POL054000
POLITICAL SCIENCE / World / Asian
SOC043000
SOCIAL SCIENCE / Ethnic Studies / Asian American Studies
SOC053000
SOCIAL SCIENCE / Regional Studies