The Canton Trade: Life and Enterprise on the China Coast, 1700-1845

Hong Kong University Press, 2005 - 280 sidor

This study utilizes a wide range of new source materials to reconstruct the day-to-day operations of the port of Canton during the eighteenth and first half of the nineteenth centuries. Using a bottom-up approach, it provides a fresh look at the successes and failures of the trade by focusing on the practices and procedures rather than on the official policies and protocols.

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Excellent book. Detailed research and presentations and thoughtful conclusions as to why things happened as they did to make the Canton Trade work as smoothly as it did for 140 years, and why it fell ... Läs hela recensionen


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Om författaren (2005)

Paul A. Van Dyke is Assistant Professor of History at University of Macau. He has published numerous articles on the history of maritime trade, and has been involved in several projects to advance the history of the Pearl River Delta including the translating and annotating of the Dutch Canton-Macao Dagregisters in English, and the compiling and writing of new histories on the Hong merchant families.

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