Cities of Jiangnan in Late Imperial China

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This book examines cities of the Jiangnan region of south-central China between the twelfth and nineteenth centuries, an area considered to be the model of a successfully developing regional economy. The six studies focus on the urban centers of Suzhou, Hangzhou, Yangzhou, and Shanghai. Emphasizing the regional focus, the authors explore the interconnections and sequential relationships between these major cities and analyze common themes such as the development of handicraft industry, transport and commerce, class ...

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Cities of Jiangnan in Late Imperial China
1993, State University of New York Press, Albany, NY

ISBN-13: 9780791414248

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Cities of Jiangnan in Late Imperial China
1993, State University of New York Press, Albany, NY

ISBN-13: 9780791414231

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