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Yokohama and the Silk Trade : How Eastern Japan Became the Primary Economic Region of Japan 1843-1893
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This study provides a political and economic examination of the impact of the silk trade on nineteenth-century Japan. It analyzes the role of Japan’s eastern interior region and the port of Yokohama and argues that the growth of the silk industry was largely responsible for the integration of Japan into the global economy.
Number of Pages: 255
Sub-Genre: Commerce, History
Series Title: New Studies of Modern Japan
Publisher: Lexington Books
Author: Yasuhiro Makimura
Street Date: June 15, 2017
Item Number (DPCI): 248-45-5794
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