Speaking of profit : Bao Shichen and reform in nineteenth-century China

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Full title: Speaking of profit : Bao Shichen and reform in nineteenth-century China / William T. Rowe.
Main author: Rowe, William T., (Author)
Format: Book           


Summary: "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.
Language: English
Published: Cambridge, Massachusetts : Harvard University Asia Center, 2018.
Classmark: CC951.033 /527467
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Series: Harvard-Yenching Institute monograph series ; 109.
Bibliography: Includes bibliographical references (pages 203-212) and index.
ISBN: 9780674983809
0674983807