Trade and Society: The Amoy Network on the China Coast, 1683-1735
The 18th century activities of the scholar gentry, government official and traders of Fujian seeking new opportunities away from home were another step in the gradual expansion of and changes in Southern China's influence in the wider world. The author, a former professor of Chinese history at the National University of Singapore, takes particular interest in the activities of clan associations which were to be the bedrock of Chinese emigration overseas and entrepreneurship a century later. 309 pages.With tables, figures, maps, a glossary, bibliography and an index.
Weight: 0.7kg. Post free within Malaysia
Published by: National University of Singapore Press, Singapore, 2015.ISBN: 9789971697730
Condition: New. Paperback.