Japan's escape from colonialism and its subsequent industrialisation has taken it to the point where its economy is second only to that of the US. This comprehensive volume examines how this happened and the effect it has had in Asia and the World.This in turn permitted Kamaishi to exploit the use of charcoal in the furnaces, that is, it induced technological progress. ... Steel Works (l905) and the Japan Steel and Iron Works (l907), the last incorporating a joint technology venture between Mitsui and Armstrong, UK. ... became a basic manual for the construction of rever- beratory furnaces to cast cannon in Saga, Kagoshima, Hagi, Nirayama and Moto.
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