The Eastern World: A Weekly Journal for Law, Commerce, Politics, Literature ... 1899-1908
This journal provides a wealth of information for Japan and the Far East. Published in Yokohama, Japan, it contains regular articles on the Commercial Code of Japan, the Japanese Diet, Patents and Trademarks, Banking, Joint Stock Companies, Trade and Industry. There are also interesting pieces on the Great Fire of Yokohama, the Russo-Japanese War, 1904-5, and the Political Situation in Japan. Frequently featured are comparisons with the Western Powers, particularly technological innovation, railways and industry in Germany. There are sections of Economic and Trade Statistics and Literary Criticism and Reviews. Each issue contains shipping news and listings of stocks and shares.
This journal will be of value to scholars of Asian Studies, Economic History and Modern History.