This study is the fourth and final volume of a comprehensive survey that documents the miraculous growth of Japanese science and technology from post-war devastation to its rise as a global leader. A team of more than fifty Japanese experts labored for ten years to assemble unique materials into this monumental work of careful scholarship. The fourth volume deals with the decade from 1970 to 1979. It includes numerous tables and figures, has a bibliographic guide and notes at the end of each chapter, as well as a consolidated bibliography. ~ An indispensable resource...Highly recommended. Upper-division undergraduates through professionals; two-year technical program students. ~ CHOICE on Volume 1See quotes from the memoir of Eiji Yamagata (a then senior member of the Energy Agency) in Takahide Nakamura. ... Puranto Shosonshitsu noGeninbetsu Bunseki Shuho no Kenkyu Dai 2 Ho (Research on an analysis method of steam power plant loss per cause. ... fThc Japan Institution of Marine Engineering, Article Collection from the 15th Academic Lecture Meeting), pp.91-94. 1973. Seikan Ishigai.
|Title||:||A Social History of Science and Technology in Contemporary Japan: Transformation period, 1970-1979|
|Author||:||Shigeru Nakayama, Kunio Gotō, Hitoshi Yoshioka|
|Publisher||:||Trans Pacific Pr - 2006|