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The Demography of Sociopolitical Conflict in Japan, 1721-1846

Citation

White, James W. (1992). The Demography of Sociopolitical Conflict in Japan, 1721-1846. Berkeley, Calif.: Center for Japanese Studies, Institute of East Asian Studies, University of California.

Abstract

This monograph examines population in regard to social conflict and political protest in a preindustrial agrarian society: Japan under the rule of the Tokugawa shoguns. The dimensions of population under consideration are absolute size, density, pressure (on the food supply), distribution, and crisis (resulting from natural calamity).

Reference Type

Edited Book

Author(s)

White, James W.

Year Published

1992

Publisher

Center for Japanese Studies, Institute of East Asian Studies, University of California

City of Publication

Berkeley, Calif.

Reference ID

206