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Product Description: The contrast in the rate of growth between Western and Eastern societies since 1800 has caused Asian societies to be characterized as backward and resistant to change, though until 1600 or so certain Asian states were technologically far in advance of Europe...read more

Hardcover:

9780631148777 | Blackwell Pub, September 1, 1986, cover price $39.95 | About this edition: The contrast in the rate of growth between Western and Eastern societies since 1800 has caused Asian societies to be characterized as backward and resistant to change, though until 1600 or so certain Asian states were technologically far in advance of Europe.

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9780520086203 | Reprint edition (Univ of California Pr on Demand, April 1, 1994), cover price $30.95 | About this edition: The contrast in the rate of growth between Western and Eastern societies since 1800 has caused Asian societies to be characterized as backward and resistant to change, though until 1600 or so certain Asian states were technologically far in advance of Europe.
9780631169437 | Reprint edition (Blackwell Pub, August 1, 1989), cover price $15.95 | About this edition: An examination of the patterns of technical and social evolution specific to East Asian wet-rice economies in order to clarify some general historical trends in economic development.

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