Breaking with the past : the Maritime Customs Service and the global origins of modernity in China (eBook, 2014) [WorldCat.org]
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Breaking with the past : the Maritime Customs Service and the global origins of modernity in China

Author: Hans J Van de Ven
Publisher: New York : Columbia University Press, [2014]
Edition/Format:   eBook : Document : EnglishView all editions and formats
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Genre/Form: History
Material Type: Document, Internet resource
Document Type: Internet Resource, Computer File
All Authors / Contributors: Hans J Van de Ven
ISBN: 9780231510523 0231510527
OCLC Number: 995347042
Description: 1 recurso en línea (xiv, 396 páginas .)
Contents: List of Illustrations List of Graphs and Tables Conventions Introduction 1. The Birth of a Chameleon 2. Robert Hart's Panopticon 3. The Customs Service During the Self-Strengthening Movement, 1870-1895 4. The Rise of the Bond Markets: The Customs Service Becomes a Debt Collector, 1895-1914 5. Imperium in Imperio 6. Tariff Nation, Smugglers' Nation: The Customs Service in the Nanjing Decade, 1929-1937 7. Maintaining Integrity, 1937-1949 Epilogue: Echoes and Shadows Notes Bibliography Index
Responsibility: Hans van de Ven.

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Far more than an institutional history of the Customs Service, this book is effectively a complete new history of China's rocky entrance into the global political economy. There is no better book Read more...

 
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