THE WORLD CIVILIZATIONS AND INDIA , PART-43

ARBIND KUMAR BLOG

INDUSTRIALIZATION AND LABOUR UNREST IN JAPAN

With MEJI PERIOD OF JAPAN started , what is generally called , an age of Industrial Revolution and the JAPANESE society was on the way of modernization . Western technology and knowledge now being adopted by both— the JAPANESE government and the private enterpreneurs to build factories of different types capable of producing a wide range of goods as such . And by the end of MEJI PERIOD manufactured goods dominated the JAPANESE exports . As a result , various corporate houses like ZAIBATSU , MITSUBISHI and SUMITOMO emerged and flourished providing affluency to the JAPANESE society . The growth of Industrialization paved the way for Urbanization of the JAPANESE society which resulted in the shrinking of people working in the field of agriculture in 1872 from 72% to 50% in the year 1920 . The zenith of such industrial…

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