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Nihon Keizai Shimbun - Meiji Era to Post World War IIThis database option service contains full newspaper images from our very first issue, printed in December 1876, until issues published in 1974. Users may search through over 99 years of historical Nikkei newspapers, which are available to download as full newspapers. The database service is an essential electronic resource for the study of modern Japanese history.

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The History of Nihon Keizai Shimbun from 1876 to 1961
1876 Chugai Bukka Shimpo 02/12/1876

Chugai Bukka Shimpo (Morning Edition)

Chugai Bukka Shimpo (Special Edition)
1885 Began to publish daily(excluding the days following national holidays and Sundays)
1889 Changed its title to Chugai Shogyo Shimpo 27/01/1889

Chugai Shogyo Shimpo (Morning Edition)
Chugai Shogyo Shimpo (Special Edition)
1909 Changed the company name to Chugai Shogyo Shimpo Sha.
1911 Incorporated and capitalised at 100,000 yen.
1924 Started to issue the Evening Edition. 02/10/1924

Chugai Shogyo Shimpo (Morning/Evening Edition)
Chugai Shogyo Shimpo (Special Edition)
1942 Merged with Nikkan Kogyo and Keizai Jiji into Nihon Sangyo Keizai. 01/11/1942

Nihon Sangyo Keizai (Morning/Evening Edition)
Nihon Sangyo Keizai (Special Edition)
1946 Changed the company name to Nihon Keizai Shimbun Sha. Changed its title to Nihon Keizai Shimbun. 01/03/1946

Nihon Keizai Shimbun (Morning/Evening Edition)
Nihon Keizai Shimbun (Special Edition)

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