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The Development of Traditional Industries in Modern Japan: A Statistical Exposition

Takanori Matsumoto

in The Role of Tradition in Japan's Industrialization: Another Path to Industrialization

Published in print:
2006
Published Online:
September 2006
ISBN:
9780198292746
eISBN:
9780191603891
Item type:
chapter
Publisher:
Oxford University Press
DOI:
10.1093/0198292740.003.0002
Subject:
Economics and Finance, South and East Asia

This chapter assesses the quantitative position of ‘traditional’ industries in the economy. Traditional industry — which accounted for the largest number of gainfully occupied workers — developed ... More


Northern and Insular Scots

Robert McColl Millar

Published in print:
2007
Published Online:
March 2012
ISBN:
9780748623167
eISBN:
9780748651528
Item type:
book
Publisher:
Edinburgh University Press
DOI:
10.3366/edinburgh/9780748623167.001.0001
Subject:
Linguistics, English Language

The Scots dialects of northern Scotland, Orkney, and Shetland are among the most traditional varieties of ‘English’, exhibiting features not current elsewhere for centuries. Until recently, they were ... More


. The Macroeconomics of Change: Forces Transforming North Carolina's Economy

Michael L. Walden

in North Carolina in the Connected Age: Challenges and Opportunities in a Globalizing Economy

Published in print:
2008
Published Online:
July 2014
ISBN:
9780807832219
eISBN:
9781469605760
Item type:
chapter
Publisher:
University of North Carolina Press
DOI:
10.5149/9780807888742_walden.5
Subject:
History, American History: 20th Century

This chapter argues that few states have been impacted as much by the Connected Age as North Carolina. North Carolina's twentieth-century economy was built largely on the availability of plentiful ... More


Industry in Odisha: Evolution, Policy, and Performance

Adwait Mohanty

in The Economy of Odisha: A Profile

Published in print:
2016
Published Online:
June 2016
ISBN:
9780199464784
eISBN:
9780199086801
Item type:
chapter
Publisher:
Oxford University Press
DOI:
10.1093/acprof:oso/9780199464784.003.0005
Subject:
Economics and Finance, Development, Growth, and Environmental

The process of industrialization was very slow in Odisha during the twentieth century. Inadequate infrastructure, bureaucratic apathy, poor entrepreneurship, and lack of focus on the part of ... More


Mrs. Yasuda and Mr. Yasuda: Manufacturer’s Widow and Manufacturer’s Mother: Manufacturer, Manufacturer’s Son, and Manufacturer’s Father

Tamara K. Hareven

in The Silk Weavers of Kyoto: Family and Work in a Changing Traditional Industry

Published in print:
2003
Published Online:
March 2012
ISBN:
9780520228177
eISBN:
9780520935761
Item type:
chapter
Publisher:
University of California Press
DOI:
10.1525/california/9780520228177.003.0013
Subject:
Sociology, Occupations, Professions, and Work

At the time of the interview, Mrs. Yasuda Toshie still worked eight hours a day in the Yasuda Tsuzure Company. The Yasuda Company was turned into a corporation after World War II, but continues to be ... More


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