Short Economic History of Modern Japan
By G. C. Allen
Routledge – 2003 – 200 pages
Discussing the process of economic development in Japan, this book covers the period from when Japan first entered upon her career of Westernization to the beginning of the war with China in 1937. The main emphasis is on industrial and financial development and organization and on economic policy. Among the industries discussed are agriculture, textiles, steel and shipping.
A comprehensive glossary and bibliography are included and much of the statistical information is tabulated for ease of reading.