Authors

Sui-wai Cheung

Volume and Number

Studies on East Asia, Volume 29

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Download Introduction: Transport, Economic Growth and Market Integration (4.3 MB)

Download Chapter 1: Canal Transport and the Scope of Market Integration (7.2 MB)

Download Chapter 2: The Grain Tribute and the Imperial Budget (4.9 MB)

Download Chapter 3: The Question of Eighteenth-Century Inflation (7.3 MB)

Download Chapter 4: Market Integration and Over-production in the Yangzi (13.0 MB)

Download Chapter 5: The Role of Government in the Rice Trade (5.8 MB)

Download Conclusion: The Sporadically Integrated Market, a Primordial Stage in Market Development in China (1.8 MB)

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Publication Date

2008

Managing Editor

Pearce, Scott

Publisher

Center for East Asian Studies, Western Washington University

Abstract

The Price of Rice by Sui-wai Cheung investigates the grain tax, canal transportation, and market integration, to give a complete picture of the long-distance rice trade in China during the eighteenth century.

Identifier

0914584308

Publisher (Digital Object)

Resources made available by The Center for East Asian Studies and Western Libraries, Western Washington University,

Subject-Topical (LCSH)

Rice trade--China--History--18th century; Rice--Prices--China--History--18th century

Geographic Coverage

China--Economic conditions--18th century; China--Economic policy--1644-1912

City

Bellingham, Washington

Keywords

Rice trade, Rice trade in China, Eighteenth century rice prices

Disciplines

Asian History | Economic History

Rights

Copyright 2008 The Center for East Asian Studies, Western Washington University

Language

English

Format

application/pdf

The Price of Rice: Market Integration in Eighteenth-Century China

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