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Technology of Empire

Telecommunications and Japanese Expansion in Asia, 1883-1945

Technology of Empire( )
Author: Yang, Daqing
Series title:Harvard East Asian Monographs
ISBN:978-0-674-01091-8
Publication Date:Apr 2011
Publisher:Harvard University, Asia Center
Book Format:Hardback
List Price:USD $49.95
Book Description:

Nearly half a century ago, the economic historian Harold Innis pointed out that the geographical limits of empires were determined by communications and that, historically, advances in the technologies of transport and communications have enabled empires to grow. This power of communications was demonstrated when Japanese Emperor Hirohito's radio speech announcing Japan's surrender and the dissolution of its empire was broadcast simultaneously throughout not only the Japanese home...
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Pages:575
Detailed Subjects: History / Asia / Japan
Technology & Engineering / History
Physical Dimensions (W X L X H):6.396 x 9.399 x 1.363 Inches
Book Weight:1.83 Pounds

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