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Harvard East Asian Monographs 370

Investing Japan

Foreign Capital, Monetary Standards, and Economic Development, 1859–2011

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$39.95 • £31.95 • €36.00

ISBN 9780674417137

Publication Date: 11/24/2014


304 pages

6 x 9 inches

5 line illustrations, 18 tables

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  • Tables and Figures
  • Acknowledgments
  • Note to the Reader
  • Abbreviations
  • Introduction
  • Part I. Anticipating Foreign Capital: The Adoption of the Gold Standard
    • 1. The Domestic Imperatives of Monetary Reform, 1868–1890
    • 2. Japan’s Reaction to International Monetary Reform, 1890–1897
    • 3. The Gold Standard and Japan’s Economic Development, 1884–1917
  • Part II. Foreign Capital and the Prewar Japanese Economy
    • 4. British Capital and the Japanese Economy, 1897–1923
    • 5. Imperial Japanese Government Loans, 1870–1930
    • 6. Municipal and Corporate Loans, 1899–1931
    • 7. Direct Foreign Investment, 1899–1939
  • Part III. Foreign Capital and the Postwar Japanese Economy
    • 8. Liberalization, Internationalization, and Globalization: Japan since 1945
    • 9. The “Big Bang” and Beyond, 1996–2011
  • Conclusion
  • Postscript
  • Bibliography
  • Index

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