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Mining, monies and culture in early modern societies : East Asian and global perspectives / edited by Nanny Kim, Keiko Nagase-Reimer.

Other author/creatorKim, Nanny.
Other author/creatorNagase-Reimer, Keiko.
Format Electronic and Book
Publication InfoLeiden : Brill, 2013.
Descriptionxii, 366 pages : illustrations, maps ; 24 cm.
Supplemental Content Full text available from Ebook Central - Academic Complete
Series Monies, markets, and finance in East Asia, 1600-1900, 2210-2876 ; v. 4
Monies, markets, and finance in East Asia, 1600-1900 ; v. 4. ^A1278295
Summary This book explores substantial and methodological issues in the early modern history of mining for monetary metals and monies of Japan, China, and Europe. The largest group in the thirteen articles presents empirical research on mining, metallurgy, and metals trade in the context of global trade systems. Another group focuses on the effects of money in government and everyday life. Several articles investigate scroll paintings and material remains as sources for the history of technology, or apply Geographic Information Systems to the analysis of spatial dimensions of mining areas.-- Source other than Library of Congress.
General note"The majority of the papers were originally presented at the Second International Workshop of the research group on 'Monies, Markets, and Finance in China and East Asia, 1600-1900,' Department of Japanese Studies, Ruhr University, Bochum, 4-6 October 2007."--p. [1].
Bibliography noteIncludes bibliographical references and index.
Access restrictionAvailable only to authorized users.
Technical detailsMode of access: World Wide Web
LanguageText in English; some text in Chinese and Japanese with English translations.
Genre/formElectronic books.
LCCN 2013938888

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