Why Study the Ethical Thought of Merchants in the Edo Period Japan?

  • Ichiro Horide
Part of the Advances in Japanese Business and Economics book series (AJBE, volume 20)


This chapter consists of two sections. The first section explains how merchants had a “Way” which compares favorably with Bushido. The second section demonstrates why and how “The Way of the Merchant” Arose.


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  • Ichiro Horide
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  1. 1.Reitaku UniversityKashiwaJapan

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