Western Enterprise in Indonesia and Malaysia

Western Enterprise in Indonesia and Malaysia

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This book demonstrates exact scholarship (and an) understanding of the way in which business works...(it has) a capacity to reduce a mass of apparently unrelated facts into the neat shape of theory."The Economist Describing and analyzing the part played by Western firms and governments in the economic development of Indonesia and Malaysia, the period covered by this survey extends from the early decades of the nineteenth century to the 1950s. Special attention is given to the changes that have taken place since the Second World War. The intricate economic relations between Westerners and Asians, and the results of changes in those relations are fully discussed. Comparisons and contrasts with the economic activities of Westerners in the development of China and Japan are also examined.show more

Product details

  • Paperback | 328 pages
  • 138 x 216 x 17.27mm | 385g
  • Taylor & Francis Ltd
  • London, United Kingdom
  • English
  • 1138861553
  • 9781138861558

Table of contents

1. The Course Of Western Enterprise 2. The Instruments Of Western Enterprise 3. Agriculture In Indonesia: General Aspects 4. The Java Sugar Industry 5. Some Indonesian Plantations: Coffee, Cinchona, Tobacco And Tea 6. The Rubber Industry In Malaya And Indonesia 7. Agricultural Diversification: Palm Oil And Cocoa 8. The Malayan Mining Industries 9. The Indonesian Mining Industries 10. Banking In Indonesia 11. Banking In Malaya 12. Shipping 13. Public Utilities 14. Commerce 15. Manufacturing Industries 16. Achievements And Prospects: A Summaryshow more