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Author Davies, Peter.

Title Japanese shipping and shipbuilding in the twentieth century : the writings of Peter N. Davies / Peter Davies
Published Folkestone : Global Oriental Ltd., 2009
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Description 1 online resource (194 pages)
Contents Table of Contents; Preface; Acknowledgements; 1 British Shipping and World Trade: Rise and Decline, 1820-1939; Comment; Response; Summary of the Concluding Discussion; 2 The Rise of Japan's Modern Shipping Industry; 3 Japanese Merchant Shipping and the Bridge over the River Kwai; 4 The Development of the Japanese Shipping Industries in the Post-War Era; 5 The Role of National Bulk Carriers in the Advance of Shipbuilding Technology in Post-War Japan; 6 Japan's Merchant Marine; 7 Japanese Shipping and Shipbuilding: An Introduction to the Motives Behind Its Early Expansion
8 A Guide to the Emergence of Japan's Modern Shipping Industries9 Aspinall, Cornes and Company and the Early Development of the Port of Yokohama; 10 The Impact of Improving Communications on Commercial Transactions: Nineteenth-Century Case Studies from British West Africa and Japan; 11 Frederick Cornes, 1837-1927: Founder and Senior Partner of Cornes and Company (1873-1911); 12 The Liverpool School ofMaritime History; Bibliography; Index
Summary The author examines the growth and development of Japan's modern shipping and shipbuilding industries across a wide range of topics, through the pre-war, Pacific War and post-war periods, to the transfer of shipping technology, the role of bulk carriers and world trade and the organization and structure of the Japanese merchant navy
Bibliography Includes bibliographical references (page 185) and index
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Subject Business.
Shipbuilding -- Japan -- History -- 20th century.
Shipping -- Japan -- History -- 20th century.
Genre/Form History.
Form Electronic book
ISBN 9004212949 (electronic bk.)
9789004212947 (electronic bk.)