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

Masayuki Tanimoto

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:
10.1093/0198292740.003.0001
Subject:
Economics and Finance, South and East Asia

This chapter provides an introduction to the book and relates the succeeding chapters to theoretical and comparative issues in the English-language literature. It presents an overview of author’s ... More


Factory Girls in an Agrarian Setting circa 1910

Jun Sasaki

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:
10.1093/0198292740.003.0005
Subject:
Economics and Finance, South and East Asia

This chapter looks into the working conditions in a rural weaving factory during the early 20th century. Based on the attendance books of workers, it is shown that the days and hours actually worked ... More


The Rise of a Factory Industry: Silk Reeling in Suwa District

Masaki Nakabayashi

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:
10.1093/0198292740.003.0008
Subject:
Economics and Finance, South and East Asia

This chapter analyzes the modernization of the silk-reeling industry, focusing on the most prosperous silk reeling district of Suwa. The rapid growth of silk reeling in Suwa is attributed to the ... More


The Development of a Rural Weaving Industry and its Social Capital

Hisami Matsuzaki

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:
10.1093/0198292740.003.0010
Subject:
Economics and Finance, South and East Asia

This chapter examines a rural weaving district within the context of ‘regional community’. The activities of traders in the Isezaki weaving district, including clothiers, factors, and local bankers, ... More


Communal Action in the Development of Regional Industrial Policy: A Case Study of the Kawamata Silk Weaving Industry

Futoshi Yamauchi

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:
10.1093/0198292740.003.0011
Subject:
Economics and Finance, South and East Asia

This chapter examines the ‘industrial policy’ executed in the industrial district, Kawamata. The local government and associations made various attempts to support the development of silk weaving ... More


Construction: behaviour and anatomy Construction: behaviour and anatomy

Mike Hansell

in Animal Architecture

Published in print:
2005
Published Online:
September 2007
ISBN:
9780198507529
eISBN:
9780191709838
Item type:
chapter
Publisher:
Oxford University Press
DOI:
10.1093/acprof:oso/9780198507529.003.0003
Subject:
Biology, Animal Biology

This chapter focuses on construction, which involves the coordination of appropriate anatomy in effective action. This effectiveness will be evident in movements of precision and of power, although ... More


Dachau 1974, by Beryl Korot

Steve Reich

in Writings on Music 1965–2000: 1965-2000

Published in print:
2004
Published Online:
October 2011
ISBN:
9780195151152
eISBN:
9780199850044
Item type:
chapter
Publisher:
Oxford University Press
DOI:
10.1093/acprof:oso/9780195151152.003.0020
Subject:
Music, History, American

This chapter presents an essay by Beryl Korot that offers a fascinating account of her approach to video art, and this takes on added resonance when considered in the context of her later ... More


Ike Ulana Lau Hala: The Vitality and Vibrancy of Lau Hala Weaving Traditions in Hawaii

Lia O'Neill M. A. Keawe, Marsha MacDowell, and C. Kurt Dewhurst (eds)

Published in print:
2014
Published Online:
November 2016
ISBN:
9780824840938
eISBN:
9780824868482
Item type:
book
Publisher:
University of Hawai'i Press
DOI:
10.21313/hawaii/9780824840938.001.0001
Subject:
Society and Culture, Pacific Studies

The weaving of lauhala represents a living tradition borne on the great arc of Pacific voyaging history. This thriving tradition is made immediate by masters of the art who transmit their knowledge ... More


Epilogue: Completing families, completing lives

Rosanna Hertz

in Single by Chance, Mothers by Choice: How Women are Choosing Parenthood without Marriage and Creating the New American Family

Published in print:
2008
Published Online:
May 2012
ISBN:
9780195179903
eISBN:
9780199944118
Item type:
chapter
Publisher:
Oxford University Press
DOI:
10.1093/acprof:oso/9780195179903.003.0027
Subject:
Sociology, Marriage and the Family

The stories of the interviewed women illuminated much, much more than expected. One of the biggest surprises was how the women had “completed” their families. This chapter notes that it was in the ... More


Mr.Hiraoka: Production Manager at the Nishijin Maizuru Textile Company

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/9780520228177.003.0015
Subject:
Sociology, Occupations, Professions, and Work

This chapter addresses the narrative of Mr. Hiraoka Masao. He was in his sixties at the time of the interview. He was the production manager at the Nishijin Maizuru Company when he was first ... More


Mr. Koyama: Weavers’ Assistant in a Factory

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/9780520228177.003.0016
Subject:
Sociology, Occupations, Professions, and Work

This chapter presents the narrative of Mr. Koyama Takashi. He was eighty years old at the time of the interview. He worked as a weavers' assistant in a small factory that specialized in high-quality ... More


Market Integrators for Rural‐based Industrialization: The Case of the Hand‐Weaving Industry in Laos

Akihiko Ohno

in Communities and Markets in Economic Development

Published in print:
2001
Published Online:
August 2004
ISBN:
9780199241019
eISBN:
9780191601217
Item type:
chapter
Publisher:
Oxford University Press
DOI:
10.1093/0199241015.003.0006
Subject:
Economics and Finance, Development, Growth, and Environmental, South and East Asia

This chapter discusses how traders in Laos emerge as market integrators in the hand-weaving industry. It presents a profile of the Lao handloom industry, the marketing process and contractual ... More


Introduction: Clothiers and Mills

John Prest

in Liberty and Locality: Parliament, Permissive Legislation, and Ratepayers' Democracies in the Nineteenth Century

Published in print:
1990
Published Online:
October 2011
ISBN:
9780198201755
eISBN:
9780191675003
Item type:
chapter
Publisher:
Oxford University Press
DOI:
10.1093/acprof:oso/9780198201755.003.0013
Subject:
History, British and Irish Modern History

This chapter focuses on technological changes in the woollen industry in Huddersfield. Between 1780 and 1850, while the population of Huddersfield grew, the familiar world of the Yorkshire clothier ... More


The Lauhala Mat

Jenna Robinson

in Ike Ulana Lau Hala: The Vitality and Vibrancy of Lau Hala Weaving Traditions in Hawaii

Published in print:
2014
Published Online:
November 2016
ISBN:
9780824840938
eISBN:
9780824868482
Item type:
chapter
Publisher:
University of Hawai'i Press
DOI:
10.21313/hawaii/9780824840938.003.0010
Subject:
Society and Culture, Pacific Studies

This chapter presents a poem entitled “The Lauhala Mat” Jenna Robinson, which was written and presented at the spring 2012 graduation ceremony at the University of Hawaii at Mānoa. The weaving of a ... More


Mrs. Shibagaki: Artistic Handloom Weaver

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/9780520228177.003.0007
Subject:
Sociology, Occupations, Professions, and Work

This chapter discusses the narrative of Mrs. Shibagaki Kimie. She worked as a demonstration weaver on the traditional wooden handloom in the Nishijin Textile Center. She uses the technique of ... More


Mrs. Fuwa: Artistic Handloom Weaver

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/9780520228177.003.0008
Subject:
Sociology, Occupations, Professions, and Work

This chapter describes the narrative of Mrs. Fuwa Emiko. She works as a demonstration weaver in the Nishijin Weaving Center at the time of interview. She had apprenticed with Mrs. Shibagaki. Her ... More


Refining the Statesman

Gill Mary Louise

in Philosophos: Plato's Missing Dialogue

Published in print:
2012
Published Online:
January 2013
ISBN:
9780199606184
eISBN:
9780191741890
Item type:
chapter
Publisher:
Oxford University Press
DOI:
10.1093/acprof:oso/9780199606184.003.0007
Subject:
Philosophy, Ancient Philosophy

Chapter 6 examines the statesman, who turns up at the tip of a single branch of a divisional tree but is puzzling because he has many rivals who profess that they, too, look after humans who live in ... More


Meeting Chona and San Pedro

Barbara Rogoff

in Developing Destinies: A Mayan Midwife and Town

Published in print:
2011
Published Online:
May 2011
ISBN:
9780195319903
eISBN:
9780199893744
Item type:
chapter
Publisher:
Oxford University Press
DOI:
10.1093/acprof:oso/9780195319903.003.0027
Subject:
Psychology, Social Psychology

US researcher Barbara Rogoff became  family' with revered Mayan midwife Chona Pérez, beginning with Barbara's research interviews with Chona, the town's prominent expert on childrearing. The chapter ... More


Shamanesses, Lavatories, and the Magic of Silk

Michael Como

in Weaving and Binding: Immigrant Gods and Female Immortals in Ancient Japan

Published in print:
2009
Published Online:
November 2016
ISBN:
9780824829575
eISBN:
9780824870560
Item type:
chapter
Publisher:
University of Hawai'i Press
DOI:
10.21313/hawaii/9780824829575.003.0005
Subject:
Religion, Religious Studies

This chapter examines how weaving cults influenced early representations of female shamans, or miko, in the Japanese islands. It discusses two closely related social/political phenomena: the ... More


Psalm 68:31 and the Fight for Freedom and Equality in Antebellum America

Roy Kay

in The Ethiopian Prophecy in Black American Letters

Published in print:
2011
Published Online:
January 2012
ISBN:
9780813037325
eISBN:
9780813041582
Item type:
chapter
Publisher:
University Press of Florida
DOI:
10.5744/florida/9780813037325.003.0006
Subject:
Literature, African-American Literature

This chapter demonstrates the political and social character of figural reading. The figure of emancipated Ethiopia displaces that of defective Ethiopia; physical freedom displaces spiritual ... More


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