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The Hong Merchants Of Canton

Author : Weng Eang Cheong
ISBN : 9781136785818
Genre : Social Science
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This study eschews the uncritical acceptance of secondary sources that has characterized studies in this field, going back to and reinterpreting previously neglected primary sources, thereby enabling it to chart linkages between the European and Asian trades that have been regarded as parallel but unrelated (or at best competing) activities. In so doing, the work sheds new light on this crucial period.

China And Maritime Europe 1500 1800

Author : John E. Wills, Jr
ISBN : 9781139494267
Genre : History
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China and Maritime Europe, 1500–1800 looks at early modern China in some of its most complicated and intriguing relations with a world of increasing global interconnection. New World silver, Chinese tea, Jesuit astronomers at the Chinese court, and merchants and marauders of all kinds play important roles here. Although pieces of these stories have been told before, these chapters provide the fullest and clearest available summaries, based on sources in Chinese and in European languages, making this information accessible to students and scholars interested in the growing connections among continents and civilizations in the early modern period.

China Review International

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Monumenta Serica

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Contains bibliographies and book reviews.

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Author : Rose Arny
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Between Monopoly And Free Trade

Author : Emily Erikson
ISBN : 9781400850334
Genre : Business & Economics
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The English East India Company was one of the most powerful and enduring organizations in history. Between Monopoly and Free Trade locates the source of that success in the innovative policy by which the Company's Court of Directors granted employees the right to pursue their own commercial interests while in the firm’s employ. Exploring trade network dynamics, decision-making processes, and ports and organizational context, Emily Erikson demonstrates why the English East India Company was a dominant force in the expansion of trade between Europe and Asia, and she sheds light on the related problems of why England experienced rapid economic development and how the relationship between Europe and Asia shifted in the eighteenth and nineteenth centuries. Though the Company held a monopoly on English overseas trade to Asia, the Court of Directors extended the right to trade in Asia to their employees, creating an unusual situation in which employees worked both for themselves and for the Company as overseas merchants. Building on the organizational infrastructure of the Company and the sophisticated commercial institutions of the markets of the East, employees constructed a cohesive internal network of peer communications that directed English trading ships during their voyages. This network integrated Company operations, encouraged innovation, and increased the Company’s flexibility, adaptability, and responsiveness to local circumstance. Between Monopoly and Free Trade highlights the dynamic potential of social networks in the early modern era.

How India Clothed The World The World Of South Asian Textiles 1500 1850

Author : Giorgio Riello
ISBN : 9789047429975
Genre : Business & Economics
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Drawing on new research on textile trade and production in the regions that depended on the Indian Ocean, the book contributes to a new understanding of the role that Indian cloth played in the making of the modern world economy.

China And Historical Capitalism

Author : Timothy Brook
ISBN : 0521525918
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A collaborative volume aimed at correcting the view of China as a failed version of the West.

A Guide To The Naval Records In The National Archives Of The Uk

Author : Randolph Cock
ISBN : 1905165390
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