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Title Economic thought in early modern Japan / edited by Bettina Gramlich-Oka, Gregory Smits.
Imprint Leiden [The Netherlands] ; Boston : Brill, 2010.

Series Monies, markets, and finance in East Asia, 1600-1900 ; v. 1
Monies, markets, and finance in East Asia, 1600-1900 ; v. 1.
Subject Economics -- Japan -- History -- To 1800 -- Congresses.
Economics -- Japan -- History -- 19th century -- Congresses.
Japan -- Economic conditions -- 1600-1868 -- Congresses.
Alt Name Gramlich-Oka, Bettina.
Smits, Gregory, 1960-
Description 1 online resource (xxii, 298 pages) : maps
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Bibliography Note Includes bibliographical references (pages 261-285) and index.
Note Print version record.
Contents Foreword; Foreword to the Volume; Acknowledgments; List of Maps; List of Contributors; Introduction: The Autonomy of Market Activity and the Emergence of Keizai Thought; Money and the State: Medieval Precursors of the Early Modern Economy; Economic Thought Concerning Freedom and Control; Guiding Horses with Rotten Reins: Economic Thought in the Eighteenth-Century Kingdom of Ryukyu; The Shift to Domestic Sugar and the Ideology of 'The National Interest'; A Domain Doctor and Shogunal Policies; The Economic Thought of Shoji Koki and the Tenpo Reforms in Saga Domain.
Confucian Banking: The Community Granary (Shaso) in Rhetoric and PracticeFrom Tokugawa to Meiji: The Economic Thought of a Local Entrepreneur in the Early Meiji Era; Policy Space, Polarities, and Regimes; Glossary; References; Index.
Summary This volume explores early-modern formations of economic thought and policy in a country widely regarded as having followed a unique, non-Western path to capitalism. In discussing such topics as 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, and relationships between macroeconomic fluctuations and policy, the essays here deepen and revise our understanding of early-modern Japan. They also enlarge and refine the analytical vocabulary for des.
Note English.
ISBN 9789004190207 (electronic bk.)
9004190201 (electronic bk.)
OCLC # 741742390
Additional Format Print version: Economic thought in early modern Japan. Leiden, The Netherlands ; Boston : Brill, 2010 9789004183834 (DLC) 2010018108 (OCoLC)607613496

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