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Science, technology, and medicine all contributed to the emerging modern Japanese empire and conditioned key elements of post-war development. As the only emerging non-Western country that was a colonial power in its own right, Japan utilized these fields not only to define itself as racially…
Paperback – 2017-06-16
Routledge Studies in the Modern History of Asia
In this book David Wittner situates Japan’s Meiji Era experience of technology transfer and industrial modernization within the realm of culture, politics, and symbolism, examining how nineteenth century beliefs in civilization and enlightenment influenced the process of technological choice.…
Paperback – 2009-07-24
Routledge/Asian Studies Association of Australia (ASAA) East Asian Series