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A Social History of Science and Technology in Contemporary Japan
Volume 1
edited by Shigeru Nakayama
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This is the first volume of a comprehensive, six-volume survey documenting the miraculous growth of Japanese science and technology from postwar devastation to leading global status. Vol. 1 deals with the Occupation period 1945-52. A team of over 50 Japanese experts labored for ten years to assemble the unique materials into a monumental work of careful scholarship. The study won the prestigious Mainichi Publications Award in 1995.

Published by Trans Pacific Press
Published 2001, 632 pp.
ISBN 1 876843 10 1, hardback, 60.00