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Ashio Copper Mine revolt (1907)

Paolo Calvetti

Ashio Copper Mine revolt (1907)

a case study on the changes of the labor relations in Japan at the beginning of the XX century

by Paolo Calvetti

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Published by Istituto universitario orientale, Dipartimento di studi asiatici in Naples .
Written in English

    Places:
  • Ashio-machi (Japan),
  • Japan,
  • Ashio-machi,
  • Ashio-machi.
    • Subjects:
    • Copper miners -- Japan -- Ashio-machi -- History.,
    • Labor disputes -- Japan -- Ashio-machi.,
    • Ashio-machi (Japan) -- History.

    • Edition Notes

      StatementPaolo Calvetti.
      SeriesSeries minor / Istituto universitario orientale, Dipartimento di studi asiatici ;, 29, Series minor (Istituto universitario orientale (Naples, Italy). Dipartimento di studi asiatici) ;, 29.
      Classifications
      LC ClassificationsHD8039.M72 J33 1987
      The Physical Object
      Pagination116 p. :
      Number of Pages116
      ID Numbers
      Open LibraryOL2125566M
      LC Control Number88186289
      OCLC/WorldCa21584705

        In the l's the Ashio Copper Mine was responsible for the destruction of large portions of the Kanto Plain through caustic effluents released into the Watarase and Tone rivers. With the livelihoods and health of thousands of farmers at stake, the Ashio Pollution case quickly became a cause celebre for Meiji social reformers. The copper mine closed in , the same year the line was deviated for the construction of the Kusaki Dam, including the m Kusaki Tunnel. In the Ashio-Motoyama - Mato section was closed and the operation of the balance of the line was transferred to the Watarase Keikoku Railway Co.

      Bad Water is a sophisticated theoretical analysis of Japanese thinkers and activists' efforts to reintegrate the natural environment into Japan's social and political thought in the late nineteenth century and early twentieth. The need to incorporate nature into politics was revealed by a series of large-scale industrial disasters in the s. The Ashio Copper Mine unleashed massive amounts.   In The Ashio Riot of , Nimura Kazuo explains why the workers at the Ashio copper mine—Japan’s largest mining concern and one of the largest such operations in the world—joined together for three days of rioting against the Furukawa Company in February Exploring an event in labor history unprecedented in the Japan of that time, Nimura uses this riot as a launching point to Reviews: 1.

        In the 's the Ashio Copper Mine was responsible for the destruction of large portions of the Kanto Plain through caustic effluents released into the Watarase and Tone rivers. With the livelihoods and health of thousands of farmers at stake, the Ashio Pollution case quickly became a cause celebre for Meiji social reformers. Maghanap ng mga property malapit sa Ashio Copper Mine, jp online. Magandang availability at mga rate. Mag-book online, at sa hotel na magbayad. Walang bayad ang reservation.


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Ashio Copper Mine revolt (1907) by Paolo Calvetti Download PDF EPUB FB2

The Ashio Copper Mine, Ashio, Tochigi prefecture, Japan, became very significant from the end of the 19th century to the midth was the site of Japan's first major pollution disaster in the s and the scene of the miners riots.

The pollution disaster led to the birth of the Japanese environmental movement and the Third Mine Pollution Prevention on: Ashio. The mines are said to have produced a great amount of copper, sometimes even 1, tons a year. The Ashio Copper Mine became privately-managed in By then, only about tons of copper were.

Copper was first discovered at Ashio in and mining with hammers and chisels commenced shortly thereafter. Even with this simple mining tools, about 1, tons of copper was mined annually at the mine through the end of the 18th century when the mine.

Get this from a library. The Ashio Copper Mine revolt (): a case study on the changes of the labor relations in Japan at the beginning of the XX century. [Paolo Calvetti]. Ichibei Furukawa from Japan - Owner of the Ashio Copper Mine: Relevant government actors: Emperor of Japan, Prefecture of Tochigi: International and Finance Institutions: Jardine Matheson from China - signed a contract with Furukawa in -which allowed Furukawa to obtain technology for mining.

In The Ashio Riot ofNimura Kazuo explains why the workers at the Ashio copper mine—Japan's largest mining concern and one of the largest such operations in the world—joined together for three days of rioting against the Furukawa Company in February Exploring an event in labor history unprecedented in the Japan of that time, Nimura uses this riot as a launching point to analyze.

Ashio Copper Mine. Ashio Copper Mine began operations around the ’s in Tochigi prefecture, Japan, and was originally owned by the Tokugawa shogunate, the last feudal Japanese military government. The mine produced around tonnes of copper annually.

However, output gradually dwindled over the years and was closed temporarily in Copper played an important role in the development of Japan's capitalism, and the main domestic copper producer was the Ashio copper mine.

The Ashio copper mine had been the property of the Tokugawa shogunate, and as such had produced 1, tons annually, which was the maximum possible output in the s. The Ashio Mining site was set up by the Tokugawa Shogunate (last feudal Japanese military government) around that same time.

From this period till it produced around tonnes of copper annually. The progress dwindled a bit in the early ’s. Furukawa Ichibei, known as The Copper King, purchased the mine from in The Ashio Copper Mine resides in Gunma Prefecture, and was once one of the top locations for copper in Japan for a long time following its discovery years ago.

Although it is an abandoned mine now, it is still maintained as a tourist facility where you can glimpse back into the past of the mining facility. Nikko ( miles from Ashio Copper Mine) Situated in Nikko, within km of Kegon Falls and 17 km of Nikko Toshogu Shrine, Lake Side Nikko Hotel features accommodation with a shared lounge and free WiFi throughout the property as well as.

The Miner (坑夫, Kōfu) is a novel by Japanese writer Natsume novel recounts the story of a young man who begins working in a mine following a failed relationship, with extensive attention paid to his perceptions, both at the time of events and in retrospect as a mature adult.

Ashio Copper Mine is well known all over nation people because of Ashio Copper Mine Meiji era. at early of th, Ashio Copper Mine stopped operations in every mountains. Currently Here is just historical ruins.

I have visited there last December at After paying 4/ TripAdvisor reviews. In The Ashio Riot ofNimura Kazuo explains why the workers at the Ashio copper mine—Japan’s largest mining concern and one of the largest such operations in the world—joined together for three days of rioting against the Furukawa Company in February Exploring an event in labor history unprecedented in the Japan of that time, Nimura uses this riot as a launching point to.

Ashio Copper Mine is well known all over nation people because of Ashio Copper Mine Meiji era. at early of th, Ashio Copper Mine stopped operations in every mountains. Currently Here is just historical ruins. I have visited there last December at After paying TripAdvisor reviews.

The Ashio Copper mining conflict is significant in Japanese history, because it was the first issue that created a huge surge of environmental movements. Shozo Tanaka is known to have fought for the farmers and the villagers in favour of shutting down the mine.

Photo 1: Copper was discovered in the early seventeenth century in the mountains near Nikko in Tochigi prefecture. The Ashio copper mine established there produced 40% of Japan’s total coal production in the early twentieth century.

However, mining activities polluted water in the Watarase river, causing serious environmental problems. The Ashio Copper Mine Revolt () By CALVETTI P. Abstract.

Series Minor - Dipartimento di Studi Asiatici XXI Publisher: Istituto Universitario Orientale. Year: OAI identifier: oai: Download PDF: Sorry, we are unable to provide the full text but you may find it at the following location(s): (external link).

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Responsible for these agreements was Teizo Minami, who later became a director of the Ashio copper mine after the environmental protection construction projects had been completed. As things turned out, the tower designed to reduce sulphurous acid gas emissions was completely useless.

The smoke damage worsened on the upper reaches of the.In Novemberhe completed his Ph.D. He has published a few articles and book chapters about the protest movement against the pollution of the Ashio copper mine, and translated various primary sources in Souyri P.

F. (ed.), Japon colonial Les. Media in category "Ashio copper mine" The following 38 files are in this category, out of 38 total. Ashio copper mine - inside A - jpg 4, × 3,; MB.