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State and Economy in Republican China

A Handbook for Scholars

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$25.00 • £20.95 • €22.50

ISBN 9780674003682

Publication Date: 08/01/2001

Short

528 pages

8-1/2 x 11 inches

Harvard University Asia Center > Harvard East Asian Monographs

World English

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This manual for students focuses on archival research in the economic and business history of the Republican era (1911–1949). Following a general discussion of archival research and research aids for the Republican period, the handbook introduces the collections of archives in the People’s Republic of China and the Republic of China on Taiwan that contain materials in the areas of economics and business, with data on the history of the archives, descriptions of their holdings, and publications on their collections.

The second half of the work consists of guided readings in Republican-era documents, such as government decrees, regulations, and business letters, with complete vocabulary lists and explanations of terms. Also included with the handbook are facsimile reproductions of these documents.

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