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Author Mosk, Carl Anthony
Title Traps Embraced Or Escaped : Elites in the Economic Development of Modern Japan and China
Imprint Singapore : World Scientific Publishing Company, 2010
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Note Intro -- Contents -- Preface -- A Note on Transcription -- List of Charts and Tables -- Part I Introduction -- 1 The Argument -- Endnotes -- 2 Elites and Traps -- 2.1. The Fundamental Transformation of Labor Surplus Economies -- 2.2. Elites Competing and Cooperating -- 2.3. Traps -- 2.4. The Erosion of Elite Status -- 2.5. Co-evolution -- 2.6. Appendix: The Fundamental Growth Equation -- Endnotes -- Part II Coping with the Western Challenge, 1840-1911 -- 3 Qing China, 1840-1911 -- 3.1. Elites in Qing China -- 3.2. The Western Challenge -- 3.3. Qing Response -- Endnotes -- 4 Tokugawa and Meiji Japan -- 4.1. In Two Mirrors -- 4.2. Elites in Tokugawa Japan -- 4.3. The Meiji Restoration -- Endnotes -- Part III Traps, 1910-1955 -- 5 Growth Acceleration in Japan, 1910-1938 -- 5.1. Agriculture and the Decline of a Rural Elite -- 5.2. Infrastructure and Urbanization -- 5.3. Manufacturing -- 5.4. The Demographic Transition Commences -- 5.5. The Disintegration of the fukoku kyōhei Consensus -- Endnotes -- 6 Agriculture and Industrialization in Republican China, 1911-1935 -- 6.1. A Divided Elite -- 6.2. Landlordism and Surplus Labor in Rural China -- 6.3. Manufacturing Expansion in Shanghai and Manchuria -- 6.4. Regional Fissures -- Endnotes -- 7 Militarism, 1930-1945 -- 7.1. A Changing Geopolitical Environment -- 7.2. Nationalism and Anti-Imperialism in China -- 7.3. Japan's Drive to Hegemony in Asia -- 7.4. Surrender -- Endnotes -- Part IV Consequences, 1945-2005 -- 8 Elites in Decline -- 8.1. Elites Disappearing and Emerging in Japan, 1945-1960 -- 8.2. Elites Disappearing and Emerging in China, 1945-1960 -- 8.3. China in the Japanese Mirror: Similarities and Dissimilarities -- Endnotes -- 9 Miracle Growth and Its Aftermath in Japan -- 9.1. The Main Characteristics of Miracle Growth -- 9.2. Productivity Gain in Agriculture
9.3. Productivity Gain in Manufacturing -- 9.4. Struggling with the Legacy of Miracle Growth, 1975-2005 -- Endnotes -- 10 Command and Control and Its Aftermath in China -- 10.1. The Main Characteristics of Command and Control in China -- 10.2. Productivity Gain in Agriculture -- 10.3. Productivity Gain in Manufacturing -- 10.4. Struggling with the Legacy of the Command and Control Period -- Endnotes -- 11 Conclusions -- Statistical Appendix -- Endnotes -- Bibliography -- Index
Key Features:Advances the literature on economic development and the field of economic history, particularly of East AsiaOffers a new interpretation of the barriers to economic development with an argument that is compelling in its simplicityProvides understanding of why East Asia fell behind Europe in the period 1500-1850 and why it is surging to prominence in the post-1950 era
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Electronic reproduction. Ann Arbor, Michigan : ProQuest Ebook Central, 2020. Available via World Wide Web. Access may be limited to ProQuest Ebook Central affiliated libraries
Link Print version: Mosk, Carl Anthony Traps Embraced Or Escaped: Elites In The Economic Development Of Modern Japan And China Singapore : World Scientific Publishing Company,c2010 9789814287524
Subject Economic development -- China.;Economic development -- Japan.;Asia -- Economic conditions
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