Chinese capitalism, 1522-1840 / edited by Xu Dixin and Wu Chengming ; introduction by Wu Chengming ; and contributions by Wang Shixin ... [et al.] ; additional introductions by Chris Bramall and Peter Nolan ; English translation by Li Zhengde, Liang Miaoru, Li Siping ; edited and annotated by C.A. Curwen

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Subjects: China--Economic conditions--To 1644
China--Economic conditions--1644-1912
Capitalism--China--History
Formats: Print
Material Type: Books
Language: English, Chinese (translated from), Chinese
Audience: Unspecified
Published: New York : St. Martin's Press, 2000
Series: Studies on the Chinese economy
LC Classification: H, HC
Physical Description: xl, 517 p. : ill. ; 23 cm
Table of Contents: List of Tables and Illustrations
Note on the Translation
Imperial Reign Titles, Abbreviations and Weights and Measures
Introduction: Embryonic Capitalism in East Asia / Chris Bramall, Peter Nolan
Introduction: On Embryonic Capitalism in China / Wu Chengming 1
Pt. I. Capitalism in the Late Ming Dynasty / Wang Shixin
1. Agricultural and the Changing Relations of Production 23
2. Commodity Circulation and Merchant Capital 46
3. State Workshops and the Handicraft Industry 65
4. Silk Weaving in Suzhou and Hangzhou 81
5. The Iron Industry of Foshan, Guangdong 93
Pt. II. Capitalism in Agriculture in the Early and Middle Qing Dynasty / Shi Qi, Fang Zhuofen
6. Agricultural Change and the Spread of Cash Crops 113
7. Changes in Tenancy and the Hiring of Labour 130
8. Embryonic capitalism in agriculture 147
Pt. III. Capitalism During the Early and Middle Qing (1)3 / Fang Xing, Shi Qi, Jian Rui
9. The Growth of Commodity Circulation and the Rise of Merchant Organisations 165
10. Tea, Tobacco, Distilling and Oil Pressing 184
11. Sugar Refining 195
12. Silk Weaving in Jiangsu and Zhejiang 203
13. Cloth Processing in Suzhou and Songjiang 213
14. Paper Making, Printing and Publishing 228
15. The Shaanxi Timber Industry 240
Pt. IV. Capitalism During the Early and Middle Qing (2) / Fang Zhuofen, Hu Tiewen, Jian Rui
16. The Iron Industry 249
17. Copper Mining and Smelting in Yunnan 265
18. Coal Mining in Boshan and Beijing 289
19. The Porcelain Industry of Jingdezhen 308
20. The Sichuan Salt Wells 327
21. Hedong Lake Salt and Huainan Sea Salt 347
22. Shanghai Maritime Shipping 359
Pt. V. Conclusions / Fang Xing
23. The Retarded Development of Capitalism 375
24. The Role of Embryonic Capitalism in China 402
Glossary 430
Notes and References 436
Bibliography 472
Index 504
Alternate Title(s): Chung-kuo tzu pen chu i ti meng ya.
Analytic Titles: Zhongguo zibenzhuyi fazhan shi
Additional Authors: Hsü, Ti-hsin
Wu, Zhengming
Notes: LCCN: 98020137
ISBN: 0312217293 (cloth)
"First published in Chinese as Zhongguo zibenzhuyi fazhan shi, vol. 1, 1985"--T.p. verso
Bibliography in English and Chinese
Includes bibliographical references (p. 472-490) and index
OCLC Number: 39033342
ISBN/ISSN: 0312217293