Miwa, Yoshiro.

Japan's Economic Planning and Mobilization in Wartime, 1930s-1940s : The Competence of the State - New York : Cambridge University Press, 2015. - 1 online resource (482 p.) - eBooks on Demand .

Cover; Half-title; Title page; Copyright information; Table of contents; Preface; List of abbreviations; Introduction; I; The Administrative-Command Economy Under Stalin's Dictatorship; Germany and the United States; Conventional Wisdom About Japan; II; Three Lessons from the Soviet-Type Administrative-Command Economy; Lesson 1: An Infeasible Request Beyond the Competence of the State; Lesson 2: A Clear View of the Details; Lesson 3: Misunderstandings Are Frequently Adopted as Conventional Wisdom; III; The Competence of the State The Competence of the Japanese State: War Preparations and MobilizationIV; Misunderstandings About Plans and Planning; Some Essential - and Obvious - Questions; The Need for Reassessment; V; War Mobilization and Economic Control, 1931-1945; Government Performance in Wartime Japan and the UK; War Mobilization, Economic Control, and Administrative-Command Economy; VI; Challenges for the Administrative-Command Economy; Overvaluation of the Competence of the State; The Perpetuation of Myths About the Planned Economy; VII Part I. The Reality of Systematic War Preparations, War Mobilization, and Economic ControlVIII; Part II. Materials Mobilization Plans, Production Capacity Expansion Plans, and Economic Control; IX; Part III. The Navy Air Force: A Study of a Central Japanese Player; Part I The Reality of Systematic War Preparations, War Mobilization, and Economic Control; 1 War Planning and Mobilization during the First Half of the War with China; 1-1. Overview; 1-2. Three Opening Remarks on the Conventional Wisdom; 1-2-1. Japan's War Production; 1-2-2. Reality of Systematic, Long-Term War Preparations 1-2-3. "Inconvenient Timing"1-3. Outbreak of the War with China and War Mobilization; 1-3-1. Overview; Army Policies and the Diet; The Army's Decision to Mobilize for War; 1-3-2. Preparations for the Control of Munitions Factories; Preparations for Application of the Munitions Industries Mobilization Act and the Control of Munitions Factories; Army Guidance on the Control of Munitions Factories for the China Incident; The Army Munitions Control Officer Order; 1-3-3. Agreement Between the Army and the Navy on Munitions Mobilization; The War Mobilization Conference (Gunju-Doin Kaigi) The Army-Navy Munitions Factory Mobilization Agreement on Aircraft Manufacturing Plants for FY1937Other Army-Navy Munitions Factory Mobilization Agreements; 1-3-4. Implementation of Munitions Factories' Control; Aircraft Manufacturing Plants; 1-4. War Mobilization and Plan: Expression and Substance; 1-4-1. Munitions Industries Mobilization Act, Munitions Bureau (gunju-kyoku), and Mobilization Plans for Munitions Industries; Army War Mobilization Plans; Establishment of the Munitions Bureau and Munitions Council; Enactment of War-Industry Survey Order (Gunju Chosa-Rei) Response of the Army: Guidance for Munitions Industries Mobilization Plans and Munitions Industries Mobilization Fiscal Year ...

Miwa analyzes how the Japanese government prepared itself for the Second World War and the war with China preceding it.

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HC462.8 .M474 2014

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