The Japanese Iron and Steel Industry, 1850–1990

Continuity and Discontinuity

  • Seiichiro Yonekura

Part of the Studies in the Modern Japanese Economy book series (SMJE)

Table of contents

  1. Front Matter
    Pages i-xix
  2. Seiichiro Yonekura
    Pages 1-17
  3. Seiichiro Yonekura
    Pages 32-56
  4. Seiichiro Yonekura
    Pages 156-188
  5. Seiichiro Yonekura
    Pages 189-211
  6. Seiichiro Yonekura
    Pages 273-283
  7. Back Matter
    Pages 284-327

About this book


'...a tightly argued and excellent book.' - William D. Wray, Journal of Japanese Studies How did Japan, despite her lack of natural resources, become the world's leading iron and steel producing country? This book examines how the collaboration between government and industry created this economic miracle.


development diversification economy globalization innovation Japan

Authors and affiliations

  • Seiichiro Yonekura
    • 1
  1. 1.Institute of Business ResearchHitotsubashi UniversityTokyoJapan

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