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Colonial legacies [electronic resource] : economic and social development in East and Southeast Asia / Anne E. Booth.

By: Booth, Anne, 1946-.
Material type: TextTextPublisher: Honolulu : University of Hawai�i Press, c2007Description: 1 online resource (ix, 241 p.) : ill., map.ISBN: 9781441656940 (electronic bk.); 1441656944 (electronic bk.).Subject(s): Southeast Asia -- Economic conditions -- 20th century | Southeast Asia -- Social conditions -- 20th century | Southeast Asia -- Colonial influence | East Asia -- Economic conditions -- 20th century | East Asia -- Social conditions -- 20th century | East Asia -- Colonial influence | Asie du Sud-Est -- Conditions �economiques -- 20e si�ecle | Asie du Sud-Est -- Conditions sociales -- 20e si�ecle | Asie du Sud-Est -- Influence coloniale | Extr�eme-Orient -- Conditions �economiques -- 20e si�ecle | Extr�eme-Orient -- Conditions sociales -- 20e si�ecle | Extr�eme-Orient -- Influence coloniale | POLITICAL SCIENCE -- Economic Conditions | BUSINESS & ECONOMICS -- Economics -- Comparative | BUSINESS & ECONOMICS -- Economic Conditions | BUSINESS & ECONOMICS -- Economic History | Wirtschaftsentwicklung | Sozialer Wandel | Kolonialismus | S�udostasien | Ostasien | Wirtschaftsentwicklung | Entkolonialisierung | Ostasien | S�udostasien | Geschichte 1900-2000 [Zeitraster] | Geschichte 1900-1969Genre/Form: Electronic books.Additional physical formats: Print version:: Colonial legacies.DDC classification: 330.95/041 Online resources: EBSCOhost
Contents:
Introduction -- Economic growth and structural change, 1900-1940 -- Agricultural expansion, population growth and access to land -- What were colonial governments doing? The myth of the night watchman -- State -- International trade, the balance of payments, and exchange rate policies: 1900-1940 -- Growth and diversification of the market economy -- Changing living standards and human development -- The greater Asian co-prosperity sphere: 1942-1945 -- The transition to independent states -- Conclusions -- Bibliography -- Index.
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Includes bibliographical references (p. 205-231) and index.

Introduction -- Economic growth and structural change, 1900-1940 -- Agricultural expansion, population growth and access to land -- What were colonial governments doing? The myth of the night watchman -- State -- International trade, the balance of payments, and exchange rate policies: 1900-1940 -- Growth and diversification of the market economy -- Changing living standards and human development -- The greater Asian co-prosperity sphere: 1942-1945 -- The transition to independent states -- Conclusions -- Bibliography -- Index.

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