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Book Announcement: The Economic and Business History of Occupied Japan: New Perspectives

The Economic and Business History of Occupied Japan: New Perspectives The Occupation era (1945-1952) witnessed major change in Japan and the beginnings of its growth from of the ashes of defeat towards its status as a developmental model for much … Continue reading

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Book Announcement: The Economic and Business History of Occupied Japan

The Economic and Business History of Occupied Japan: New Perspectives Edited by Thomas French. Routledge, 2018. From the publisher’s website: About the Book The Occupation era (1945-1952) witnessed major change in Japan and the beginnings of its growth from of … Continue reading

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Call for papers: Encountering the exotic: the collecting, trade and exchange of exotic goods between Europe, Asia, Africa and the Americas, from the 16th century to 21st century

Encountering the exotic: the collecting, trade and exchange of exotic goods between Europe, Asia, Africa and the Americas, from the 16th century to 21st century XVIth World Economic History Congress, 9th-13th July 2012, University of Stellenbosch, Cape Town, South Africa … Continue reading

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Call For Papers: Asia-Pacific Economic and Business History Conference 2012

2012 Theme: Economic Integration, Historical Perspectives from Europe and the Asia-Pacific region Dates and place: 16-18 February 2012, Canberra (Australia) Venue: Australian National University Organisation: Economic History Society of Australia and New Zealand Conference website: http://apebh2012.wordpress.com/ Call for Papers Papers … Continue reading

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Book announcement: Cultivating Commons: Joint Ownership of Arable Land in Early Modern Japan

Philip C. Brown Cultivating Commons challenges the common understanding of Japanese economic and social history by uncovering diverse landholding practices in early modern Japan. In this first extended treatment of multiple systems of farm­land ownership, Philip Brown argues that it … Continue reading

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