July 25, 2011

New book - "Economic thought in early modern Japan" Gramlich,Bettina & Smit

Below are details for those of you who want more information about Japan's economic history





Title: ECONOMIC THOUGHT IN EARLY MODERN JAPAN
Editors:Gramlich-Oka, Bettina and Gregory Smit (editors)
Publisher: Leiden Brill Academic
Details:Published 2010, pages 300pp, ISBN 978 9004 183834, Price $221.




Overview
It explores early forms of economic thought, Japan appears to have followed a unique, non-Western path to capitalism. Book topics include money and the state, freedom and control, national interest ideology, shogunal politics and networks, case studies of the Saga Domain and Ryukyu Kingdom, Confucian banking& early Meiji entrepreneurship. The essays provide a new understanding of early-modern Japan.

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