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Japanese Studies Programme Paper
The Formation of the Japanese Railway Network in the 1890s: The Case of the Kobu Line
Masahiro Sato
November 1990
Paper No' JS/1990/221:
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Tags: japanese railway network; kobu-line; 1890s; formation; transportation; routing.

Preface: Professor Masahiro Sato of the Institute of Economic Research, Hitotsubashi University, presented this paper at a special session of the joint LSE-SOAS seminar series 'Japanese Economy and Society in Comparative Historical Perspective, held on 14 March 1990 at STICERD. The seminar organisers are very grateful to Professor Sato for permitting his paper to appear as a STICERD Japanese Studies discussion paper.