Creating People of Plenty

Creating People of Plenty

The United States and Japan's Economic Alternatives, 1950-1960

eBook - 2001
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This innovative study investigates how Japan grew from an economically limited country to the threshold of industrial power. The author describes Japanese economic development in the 1950s as one of the major achievements of the Eisenhower administration. In her admirably-clear account of this chapter in U.S.-Japanese relations, Sayuri Shimizu incorporates Japanese as well as American sources. In the process she explains how and why the United States became so intractably involved in Southeast Asia. Not least, she tells an ironic and instructive story of how the United States helped build an economy that later it so bitterly resented.
Publisher: [United States] : Kent State University Press : Made available through hoopla, 2001.
ISBN: 1612778194
9781612778198
Branch Call Number: eBook hoopla
Characteristics: 1 online resource
Additional Contributors: hoopla digital

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