The Resource The rice economies : technology and development in Asian societies, Francesca Bray

The rice economies : technology and development in Asian societies, Francesca Bray

Label
The rice economies : technology and development in Asian societies
Title
The rice economies
Title remainder
technology and development in Asian societies
Statement of responsibility
Francesca Bray
Creator
Subject
Language
eng
Cataloging source
DLC
http://library.link/vocab/creatorName
Bray, Francesca
Illustrations
  • illustrations
  • maps
Index
index present
LC call number
HD9066.A7
LC item number
B73 1986
Literary form
non fiction
Nature of contents
bibliography
http://library.link/vocab/subjectName
  • Rice trade
  • Agriculture
  • Riz
  • Asie
  • Asie
  • Riz
  • Agriculture
  • Agriculture
  • Economic history
  • Rice trade
  • Rijstbouw
  • Economische situatie
  • Riz
  • Agriculture
  • Landwirtschaftsentwicklung
  • Reisanbau
  • Asia
  • Asie
  • Asia
  • Asie
  • Asien
Label
The rice economies : technology and development in Asian societies, Francesca Bray
Instantiates
Publication
Note
Includes index
Bibliography note
Bibliography: p. [228]-247
Carrier category
volume
Carrier category code
nc
Carrier MARC source
rdacarrier
Content category
text
Content type code
txt
Content type MARC source
rdacontent
Contents
  • Selection techniques
  • Paths of technical development
  • Building new fields
  • Raising yields
  • Labour productivity and the mechanisation question
  • Water control
  • Water control and institutions: the debate
  • A technical classification of water control systems
  • Gravity-fed irrigation networks
  • Ponds, tanks and reservoirs
  • Chinese dynasties
  • Contour canals
  • 'Creek' irrigation
  • Pump irrigation schemes
  • Patterns of growth and change
  • Rice and the wider economy
  • 'Skill-oriented' and 'mechanical' technologies
  • The specificity of wet-rice agriculture
  • Uniformity and systemic change
  • Monoculture and markets
  • Economic diversification
  • Japanese eras
  • Petty commodity production and rural industrialisation
  • Development
  • Labour and capital
  • The historical experience: the predominance of labour and the 'Japanese model'
  • Choice of technological inputs
  • Capital investment
  • Productivity of labour and capital
  • Expertise and participation
  • Peasant, landlord and state: changes in relations of production
  • Conflict, cooperation and control
  • Eurocentric models of historical change
  • Historical changes in relations of production
  • 'Feudal' relations and frontier zones
  • Smallholder economies: expansion and stagnation
  • Egalitarianism or differentiation: the impact of capitalism
  • An alternative model
  • The significance of a model of development for rice economies
  • The rice-plant: diversity and intensification
  • The origins of Asian rice
  • Natural characteristics of rice
Dimensions
24 cm
Extent
xvii, 254 pages
Isbn
9780631148777
Lccn
85030819
Media category
unmediated
Media MARC source
rdamedia
Media type code
n
Other physical details
illustrations, maps
System control number
  • (OCoLC)13003974
  • (OCoLC)ocm13003974
Label
The rice economies : technology and development in Asian societies, Francesca Bray
Publication
Note
Includes index
Bibliography note
Bibliography: p. [228]-247
Carrier category
volume
Carrier category code
nc
Carrier MARC source
rdacarrier
Content category
text
Content type code
txt
Content type MARC source
rdacontent
Contents
  • Selection techniques
  • Paths of technical development
  • Building new fields
  • Raising yields
  • Labour productivity and the mechanisation question
  • Water control
  • Water control and institutions: the debate
  • A technical classification of water control systems
  • Gravity-fed irrigation networks
  • Ponds, tanks and reservoirs
  • Chinese dynasties
  • Contour canals
  • 'Creek' irrigation
  • Pump irrigation schemes
  • Patterns of growth and change
  • Rice and the wider economy
  • 'Skill-oriented' and 'mechanical' technologies
  • The specificity of wet-rice agriculture
  • Uniformity and systemic change
  • Monoculture and markets
  • Economic diversification
  • Japanese eras
  • Petty commodity production and rural industrialisation
  • Development
  • Labour and capital
  • The historical experience: the predominance of labour and the 'Japanese model'
  • Choice of technological inputs
  • Capital investment
  • Productivity of labour and capital
  • Expertise and participation
  • Peasant, landlord and state: changes in relations of production
  • Conflict, cooperation and control
  • Eurocentric models of historical change
  • Historical changes in relations of production
  • 'Feudal' relations and frontier zones
  • Smallholder economies: expansion and stagnation
  • Egalitarianism or differentiation: the impact of capitalism
  • An alternative model
  • The significance of a model of development for rice economies
  • The rice-plant: diversity and intensification
  • The origins of Asian rice
  • Natural characteristics of rice
Dimensions
24 cm
Extent
xvii, 254 pages
Isbn
9780631148777
Lccn
85030819
Media category
unmediated
Media MARC source
rdamedia
Media type code
n
Other physical details
illustrations, maps
System control number
  • (OCoLC)13003974
  • (OCoLC)ocm13003974

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