Discussing the process of economic development in Japan, this book covers the period from when Japan first entered upon her career of Westernization to the beginning of the war with China in 1937. The main emphasis is on industrial and financial development and organization and on economic policy. Among the industries discussed are agriculture, textiles, steel and shipping. A comprehensive glossary and bibliography are included and much of the statistical information is tabulated for ease of reading.The expenditure in 18alt;58 was 25 million yen; while Government revenue from ordinary sources amounted to no more than 3 . 7 million yen.1 The Government obtained goyokin from Mitsui and other merchants who were among its chief supporters, and it ... it the standard coin, although at the Treaty Ports the silver yen, equivalent in bullion content to the Mexican dollar, was declared to be legal tender.
|Title||:||A Short Economic History of Modern Japan, 1867-1937|
|Author||:||G. C. Allen|
|Publisher||:||Psychology Press - 2003|