|Japan versus China in the industrial race|
|Japan versus China in the industrial race / Wei-Bin Zhang ; foreword by Åke E. Andersson.|
Includes bibliographical references (pages 214-219) and index.
1. Confucianism in Qing China and Tokugawa Japan: The Value System of the Two Rice Economies -- 2. Tokugawa Japan: Isolation with Confucianism -- 3. The Qing Dynasty before the Opium War: Learning, Prosperity and Stability -- 4. From the Meiji Restoration to 1945: Bifurcating into an Industrial Mentality -- 5. From the Opium War to 1949: Social Chaos and Poverty -- 6. Japan after World War II: Rapid Economic Growth and Social Change -- 7. New China and the Cultural Revolution: Destruction of Knowledge -- 8. China's Economic Reform: Take-offs with Poverty as Solid Bases -- 9. Japan and China: Divergence versus Convergence.
The book examines the issues from philosophical, social, political, economic and historical perspectives to discover why Japanese industrialisation has been so much faster than China's and to examine how Chinese perspectives on social change have affected its economic history and current growth.
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