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Harvard East Asian Monographs 280

Commerce in Culture

The Sibao Book Trade in the Qing and Republican Periods

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HARDCOVER

$44.95 • £35.95 • €40.50

ISBN 9780674024496

Publication Date: 04/30/2007

Short

673 pages

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

8 maps, 84 black and white figures

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Cynthia Brokaw took excellent advantage of the opportunities for fieldwork that became possible in the late 1990s, and she shows what an enterprising historian can do in China by talking, listening, looking, and collecting.—Susan Naquin, Harvard Journal of Asiatic Studies

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