The Shanghai Taotai
In this study Leung sets out to examine the role of the Taotai government official in Shanghai as a link between various groups in a rapidly changing Chinese society in the latter part of the 19th century. Part One deals with the taotai as a link between China and the West, Part Two looks at how he balance his role tradition and modernity in his role and Part Two focuses on him as a bridge between the gentry and merchants. 237 pages including list of tables, maps, and charts, endnotes, list of abbreviations, appendices, glossary, bibliography and index.
Weight 0.6 kg. Post free within Malaysia.
Published by Singapore University Press, 1991. ISBN: 9789971691431
Condition: Near Fine. Paperback.