This collection supplies fascinating insights into aspects of East Asian economic development. It will interest scholars in a variety of related fields and provoke further research and debate.
Preface Note on Names of Persons Acknowledgements Introduction of Contributors 1. Introduction Aiko Ikeo Part I: From Traditional Relations in East Asia to Extensive Exchange with the West 2. The Transition of the International System and the Relationship in East Asia in the First Half of the Twentieth Century Yu Xinchun 3. Continuity and Discontinuity in East Asia Eto Shinkichi Part II: Western Ideas versus Cultural Identity in East Asia 4. An Analysis of the Historical Study of Chinese Economic Thought in the 1920s and 1930s Ye Tan 5. Chinese Business Culture from the 1920s through the 1950s Zheng Xheyi 6. The 'New Education' and Chinese Revolution in the 1920s Liu Oi Part III: Ideals, Conflicts, and 'Strategy' in East Asia 7. Conditions of Economic Development in Korea in the First Half of the Twentieth Century Sang-Kyung Kwak and Hun-Chang Lee 8. Economic Reform Plans in the Japanese Wartime Economy: The Case of Shintaro Ryu and Kei Shibata Kiichiro Yagi 9. 'Strategic' Concepts underlining the so-called 'Hirota Foreign Policy', 1933-1937 Kurt W. Radtke 10. From Friend to Foe: Pre-WWII Japanese-American Relations within the Institute of Pacific Relations Paul F. Hooper Part IV: Economic Thought and Reforms in Developing China 11. The Concept of Equal Distribution of Wealth in Chinese Social Change since 1919 Zhu Jia-Zhen 12. Does Confucianism Matter? The Role of the Oriental Tradition in Economic Development in East Asia Dajin Peng 13. The Market Economy and Ethnic Relations in China He Xinglian Indexes