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30 Oct 12
Japan-Africa Relations

Japan-Africa Relations

Talk by Professor Jun Morikawa (Rakuno Gakuen University), Japan Discussion Group, Chatham House, 27 March 2012 Review by Jason James Professor Jun Morikawa, author of Japan and Africa: Big Business and Diplomacy (1997), spoke to the Japan Discussion Group at Chatham House on Japan-Africa relations. His basic thesis appeared to be that Japan’s Ministry of […]

02 Aug 11
Japanese Shipping and Shipbuilding in the Twentieth Century, The Writings of Peter N. Davies

Japanese Shipping and Shipbuilding in the Twentieth Century, The Writings of Peter N. Davies

This book consists of a series of studies about Japanese shipping and shipbuilding. These are of interest to anyone specialising in Japanese economic history. It includes chapters on the rise of Japan’s modern shipping industry, the development of Japanese shipping industries in post-war Japan, Japan’s merchant marine and Japanese shipbuilding.

24 May 11
The Japanese Consumer, An Alternative Economic History of Modern Japan

The Japanese Consumer, An Alternative Economic History of Modern Japan

by Penelope Francks Cambridge University Press, 2009, 249 pages including index and references, ISBN 978-0521-69932-7 (soft back) Review by Sir Hugh Cortazzi Penelope Francks is an honorary lecturer in Japanese studies in the department of East Asian Studies at the University of Leeds. She has specialized in the study of Japanese economic history. Most books […]

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