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Speaking of profit : Bao Shichen and reform in nineteenth-century China / William T. Rowe.

Author/creator Rowe, William T. author.
Format Book and Print
Publication Info Cambridge, Massachusetts : Harvard University Asia Center, 2018.
Copyright Notice ©2018
Descriptionx, 220 pages : illustrations, maps ; 24 cm.
Series Harvard-Yenching Institute monograph series ; 109
Harvard-Yenching Institute monograph series ; 109. ^A28185
Contents Introduction : the end of the prosperous age -- Orientations -- Governance -- Farming -- Grain -- Salt -- Money -- Speaking of profit.
Abstract "The Qing Empire faced a crisis in the nineteenth century of corruption, population pressure, food shortages, ecological and infrastructural decay, rebellion, and a foreign threat from the West. This study uses the literati reformer Bao Shichen as a prism to understand contemporary perceptions of and proposed solutions to this crisis"--Provided by publisher.
Bibliography noteIncludes bibliographical references (pages 203-212) and index.
LCCN 2017029362
ISBN9780674983809 hardcover alkaline paper
ISBN0674983807 hardcover alkaline paper

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