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Rents, taxes, and peasant resistance : the lower Yangzi region, 1840-1950

Author: Kathryn Bernhardt
Publisher: Stanford, Calif. : Stanford Univ. Press, 1992.
Edition/Format:   Print book : EnglishView all editions and formats
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Examining rents and taxes in 19th- and 20th-century China, this text shows how in real terms, tax burdens on landlords rose due to higher state levies. Simultaneously, rents earned by landlords fell  Read more...

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Genre/Form: History
Document Type: Book
All Authors / Contributors: Kathryn Bernhardt
ISBN: 0804718806 9780804718806
OCLC Number: 925103616
Description: 326 s. : kartor, table
Contents: Introduction1. Landlords, tenants, and the state in the early and mid-quig2. Popular resistance in the 1840's and 1850's3. The Taiping occupation of Jiangnan, 1860-18644. Reconstruction and post-Taiping rural society, 1864-19115. Landlords, tenants, and the state in the republican period, 1912-19376. Popular resistance in the republican period, 1912-1937Conclusion.
Responsibility: Kathryn Bernhardt.

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This is a pathbreaking achievement. It presents insights that will be important to scholars interested in a wide variety of problems: rural society, the nature of elite power, modern state-formation, Read more...

 
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