This book is about the ways that traditional cultural practices either change or persist in the face of social and economic development, whether the latter proceeds primarily from internal or external forces.
About the author
WILLIAM L. ASCHER Donald C. McKenna Professor of Government and Economics at Claremont McKenna College, USA.
JOHN M. HEFFRON Professor of History and Associate Director of the Pacific Basin Research Center at Soka University of America, USA.
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