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Author Zelin, Madeleine.

Title The merchants of Zigong : industrial entrepreneurship in early modern China / Madeleine Zelin.

Published New York : Columbia University Press, [2005]


Location Call No. Status
 UniM Giblin Eunson  388.476644 ZELI    AVAILABLE
Physical description xxiv, 406 pages : illustrations, maps ; 24 cm.
Series Studies of the Weatherhead East Asian Institute, Columbia University.
Studies of the Weatherhead East Asian Institute, Columbia University.
Bibliography Includes bibliographical references (pages [377]-390) and index.
Contents 1 Salt Administration and Salt Technology 1 -- 2 Structure of Investment in Late Qing Furong 24 -- 3 Fragmentation as a Business Strategy 50 -- 4 Organization and Entrepreneurship in Qing Furong 74 -- 5 Growth of an Urban Workforce 116 -- 6 Official Transport and Merchant Sales 140 -- 7 Technological and Organizational Change, 1894-1930 161 -- 8 Changing of the Guard at the Furong Saltyard 184 -- 9 Politics, Taxes, and Markets: The Fate of Zigong in the Early Twentieth Century 223 -- 10 Zigong: Industrial City or Handicraft Enclave? 269.
Subject Zigong (China) -- Commerce.
ISBN 0231135963 (cloth : alk. paper)
0231509766 (electronic)