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The Industries of Japan : Together with an Account of its Agriculture, Forestry, Arts and Commerce - J.J. Rein

The Industries of Japan

Together with an Account of its Agriculture, Forestry, Arts and Commerce

By: J.J. Rein

Hardcover Published: 18th July 1995
ISBN: 9780700703517
Number Of Pages: 587

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First published in 1889, this facsimile edition makes available an important historical work on Japanese industry. It is a comprehensive survey of the state of Japanese industry at the end of the nineteenth century, covering agriculture and forestry, mining, the arts, textiles, paper, trade and commerce, including the foreign trade of Japan since the opening of the country by Commodore Perry in 1854.

Introductionp. 1
Agriculture and Forestry. Agricultural Industries
Japanese Agriculture in Generalp. 3
Food Plantsp. 37
Plants of Commercep. 110
Cattle-Raising and Silk-Growingp. 183
Forestryp. 211
The Nature and Use of the more Important Forest Trees and other useful Japanese Woodsp. 224
Gardeningp. 261
Acclimatization and Extension of Japanese Ornamental and Useful Plants in Europep. 274
Art Industry and Related Occupations
Japanese Art Industry in Generalp. 317
Wood Industryp. 334
Lacquer Workp. 338
Textile Industryp. 378
Paper Industryp. 389
Wood, Ivory and Bone Carving. Tortoise-shell, Horn and Mother-of-Pearl Work. Polishing of Stonesp. 419
Metal Industryp. 426
Ceramicsp. 452
Enamel Industryp. 488
Money, Measures and Weightsp. 503
Other Currencyp. 508
The Foreign Trade of Japan since the Opening of the Country by Commodore Perry in 1854p. 514
Japan in Intercourse with the Worldp. 528
English and Latin Indexp. 551
Japanese Indexp. 561
Table of Contents provided by Blackwell. All Rights Reserved.

ISBN: 9780700703517
ISBN-10: 0700703519
Audience: Tertiary; University or College
Format: Hardcover
Language: English
Number Of Pages: 587
Published: 18th July 1995
Country of Publication: GB
Dimensions (cm): 26.67 x 18.42  x 3.81
Weight (kg): 1.43
Edition Number: 1

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