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Harvard East Asian Monographs 270

China Upside Down

Currency, Society, and Ideologies, 1808–1856

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$49.95 • £43.95 • €45.95

ISBN 9780674022683

Publication Date: 01/15/2007


6-1/8 x 9-1/4 inches

2 maps, 12 graphs, 26 black and white illustrations

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  • Tables, Maps, and Figures
  • Abbreviations and Dynasties
  • Explanatory Notes
  • Introduction
  • I. Global Links: Silver and the World
    • 1. A Vulnerable Empire
    • 2. Opium: The Culprit?
    • 3. Disturbance of the Social Order
  • II. Cultural Resources for Economic Debates
    • 4. Monetary Debates and Policies
    • 5. Chinese Inspiration and Western Comparison
  • III. The Competition Among Intellectual Models
    • 6. The Social Theories of the Two Statecraft Groups
    • 7. Classical Studies, Writing Styles, and Statecraft Thought
    • 8. The Temporary Victory of the Accommodationist Stance
  • Conclusion
  • Bibliography
  • Index

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