The Meiji at 150 Podcast

Episode 22 - Dr. Mark Metzler (Washington)

March 30, 2018

In this episode, Dr. Metzler (Washington) views the Meiji Restoration from the perspective of global economic history.  We discuss the impacts of global financial crises and international events on Japanese developments, the transformations of the Meiji Period, and the economic motivations of peasant protestors in the 1850s, 1880s, and 1910s. (Transcript here).