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Meiji at 150

Meiji at 150 Podcast, Episode 079, Dr. Steven Ericson (Dartmouth College) Ericson, Steven; Grunow, Tristan


In this episode, Dr. Ericson rethinks several common understandings of Meiji industrialization and economic modernization, reassessing ideas of fiscal retrenchment during the Matsukata Deflation, challenging assumptions of Tokugawa structural preconditions for Meiji industrialization, and questioning the speed and success of Meiji industrial growth.

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