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Author Shimizu, Hiroshi.
Title Karayukisan to keizai shinshutsu. English
Japan and Singapore in the world economy : Japan's economic advance into Singapore, 1870-1965 / Shimizu Hiroshi and Hirakawa Hitoshi.
Imprint London ; New York : Routledge, 1999.

Author Shimizu, Hiroshi.
Series Routledge studies in the modern history of Asia
Routledge studies in the modern history of Asia.
Subject Prostitution -- Japan -- History.
Prostitution -- Singapore -- History.
Japan -- Foreign economic relations -- Singapore.
Singapore -- Foreign economic relations -- Japan.
Japan -- Economic conditions -- 1868-
Singapore -- Economic conditions.
Alt Name Hirakawa, Hitoshi, 1948-
Add Title Japan's economic advance into Singapore, 1870-1965
Description 1 online resource (xxii, 279 pages, 12 unnumbered pages of plates) : illustrations, maps.
polychrome rdacc
Bibliography Note Includes bibliographical references (pages 223-268) and index.
Contents Book Cover; Title; Contents; List of plates and maps; List of figures and tables; Abbreviations; Explanatory notes; Preface and acknowledgements; Maps; Introduction; Emergence of Singapore and Japan in the world economy; Rise of modern Japan and Japanese emigration; Karayuki-san and Japan's economic advance into Singapore; Background to the emergence of prostitution in British Malaya; The role of karayuki-san in Japan's economic advance; Decline and abolition of Japanese prostitution; Concluding remarks; Japan's trade expansion into British Malaya: with special reference to Singapore.
Summary Using a variety of published and unpublished material, this work examines Japan's economic activities in Singapore, analysing the role of Japanese prostitutes, Kobe's overseas Chinese and the Lee Kwan Yew regime's policy towards Japan.
Note Print version record.
ISBN 9780203212967 (electronic bk.)
0203212967 (electronic bk.)
9780415192361 (hb)
0415192366 (hb)
0585451710 (electronic bk.)
9780585451718 (electronic bk.)
0415192366 (hb)
OCLC # 560045760
Additional Format Print version: Shimizu, Hiroshi. Karayukisan to keizai shinshutsu. English. Japan and Singapore in the world economy. London ; New York : Routledge, 1999 (DLC) 98048277

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