A Social History of Science and Technology in Contemporary Japan

Volume 1: The Occupation Period 1945-1952

Edited by: Hitoshi Yoshioka, Shigeru Nakayama

This title is the first volume of a comprehensive, four-volume survey which documents the miraculous growth of Japanese science and technology from post-war devastation to its attaining a leading global status. A team of more than fifty Japanese experts labored for ten years in assembling the unique materials into a monumental work of careful scholarship. The study won the prestigious Mainichi Publications Award in 1997.

700 pages

Publication Date: 9/1/2001
Format: Cloth
ISBN: 9781876843106