Economic Thought in Early Modern Japan

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BRILL, Aug 13, 2010 - Business & Economics - 320 pages
This volume deepens and revises our understanding of early-modern Japan by examining connections between economic thought and policy. It also engages issues of interest to scholars of world history and economic thought outside Japan or East Asia.
 

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Contents

The Autonomy of Market Activity and the Emergence of Keizai Thought
1
Medieval Precursors of the Early Modern Economy
21
Economic Thought Concerning Freedom and Control
47
Economic Thought in the EighteenthCentury Kingdom of Ryukyu
67
The Shift to Domestic Sugar and the Ideology of The National Interest
89
A Domain Doctor and Shogunal Policies
111
The Economic Thought of Shōji Kōki and the Tenpō Reforms in Saga Domain
157
The Community Granary Shasō in Rhetoric and Practice
179
The Economic Thought of a Local Entrepreneur in the Early Meiji Era
205
Policy Space Polarities and Regimes
217
Glossary
251
References
261
Index
287
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