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By Eiji Yoshikawa

ISBN-10: 885866664X

ISBN-13: 9788858666647

Agli inizi del Seicento in Giappone, durante l’età feudale, il giovane Miyamoto Musashi sogna di diventare un samurai. Inizia così un lungo e solitario addestramento in step with percorrere l’eterna “via del samurai”. Rinuncia a tutti i suoi averi, fisici e sentimentali, according to seguire una strada impervia, in continua lotta con le sue debolezze. Dopo numerose peripezie, diventerà il più grande eroe popolare del suo Paese. Yoshikawa seleziona personaggi realmente esistiti in keeping with modellarli a suo piacimento, immergendoli in vicende in parte storiche e in parte rivisitate: ne emerge così una trama capace di esprimere perfettamente l’ideale di vita del “ronin” più famoso di tutti i tempi.Un’epopea di avventure appassionanti, che offre uno squarcio sulla Storia e racconta dell’epica eroica che permea ancora oggi los angeles cultura giapponese.

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Although this argument is generally relevant, it does not explain sufficiently the peculiar characteristics of the empire’s economic system. Although sugar was Taiwan’s major export item to Japan, Taiwanese sugar had no competitiveness against Javanese sugar at the beginning of the twentieth century. Without the protective tariff and the Japanese government’s promotion policy mentioned above, the development of Taiwanese sugar production would have been impossible. It was thanks to the Japanese government’s food self-sufficiency policy that Taiwanese sugar was able to drive away its Javanese rival during the 1930s.

The government set up the Bank of Taiwan and the Bank of Korea and established a hierarchical financial system based on the circulation of Bank of Japan notes. When Manchukuo was created, the Japanese government expanded the Japanese currency area through the circulation of Central 2 The Formation of Capitalism in East Asia 21 Bank of Manchou notes. It also introduced into each colony the same modern legal systems as in the mainland by, for instance, establishing modern landownership through the land research project (Yamamoto 1992, pp.

In terms of the number of factory workers and their proportion to the total population of the area, Guandongzhou, Fengtiansheng, Xinjingtebieshi, Taizhongzhou, Taibeizhou, Gaoxiongzhou, Karafuto, Gyeonggido, Hamgyeongnamdo and Hamgyeongbukdo were areas with the high concentration of factory workers. 8 are listed the names of mining areas in descending order of miners’ composition ratio (the proportion of the number of miners in the area against the total population of the area). Since the mining industry developed substantially in the colonies, many areas in Korea and Manchuria rank high on the list.

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