Hankow: Conflict and Community in a Chinese City, 1796-1895

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This is the second volume of a two-volume social history of nineteenth-century Hankow, a city of over one million inhabitants and the commercial hub of central China. In the first volume, Hankow: Commerce and Society in a Chinese City, 1796-1889 (1984), the author emphasized the dynamism of late imperial commerce, the relation of the metropolis to its hinterland, and the corporate institutions of the city, notably its guilds, which assumed a number of functions we normally attribute to a municipal government. In this ...

Hankow: Conflict and Community in a Chinese City, 1796-1895 1992, Stanford University Press, Palo Alto

ISBN-13: 9780804721608

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Hankow: Conflict and Community in a Chinese City, 1796-1895 1989, Stanford University Press, Stanford, CA

ISBN-13: 9780804715416

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