© 1994

The Japanese Iron and Steel Industry, 1850–1990

Continuity and Discontinuity


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

  1. 1.Institute of Business ResearchHitotsubashi UniversityTokyoJapan

About the authors


Bibliographic information

  • Book Title The Japanese Iron and Steel Industry, 1850–1990
  • Book Subtitle Continuity and Discontinuity
  • Authors S. Yonekura
  • Series Title Studies in the Modern Japanese Economy
  • DOI
  • Copyright Information Palgrave Macmillan, a division of Macmillan Publishers Limited 1994
  • Publisher Name Palgrave Macmillan, London
  • eBook Packages Palgrave Economics & Finance Collection Economics and Finance (R0)
  • Hardcover ISBN 978-0-333-61131-9
  • Softcover ISBN 978-1-349-39222-3
  • eBook ISBN 978-0-230-37484-3
  • Edition Number 1
  • Number of Pages XIX, 327
  • Number of Illustrations 0 b/w illustrations, 0 illustrations in colour
  • Topics Economic History
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