A Social History of Science and Technology in Contemporary Japan

Volume 4: Transformation Period 1970-1979

Edited by: Shigeru Nakayama, Hitoshi Yoshioka

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 1


580 pages

Publication Date: 11/1/2006
Format: Cloth
ISBN: 9781876843465