The essays selected for this volume show how the Pacific rapidly became part of an industrializing world. By the 1930s--when the uneven effects of industrialization would have much to do with plunging the Pacific into war--one can already glimpse in outline the structural bases for many of the region's contemporary characteristics. All this is set in context in the introduction by Kenneth Pomeranz.The Economic Studies Quarterly less it was exactly this standard which prepared craftsmen to adapt themselves, their ... but the same can also be detected in the urban turnera#39;s craft, where Western- style lathes with a treadle for moving the ... was accompanied by the important aspect of substituting the materials; as a rule, iron or metal parts were replaced by parts of wood. ... 108-109). The machines built after this pattern were indeed inferior to the Western ones, but nevertheless theanbsp;...
|Title||:||The Pacific in the Age of Early Industrialization|
|Publisher||:||Ashgate Publishing - 2009|