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The Global in the Local

A Century of War, Commerce, and Technology in China

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$45.00 • £39.95 • €40.95

ISBN 9780674278387

Publication Date: 04/04/2023


288 pages

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

6 photos


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  • Acknowledgments
  • Introduction: Understanding Global Changes in China
  • I. War as a Negative Form of Liaison
    • 1. Place, History, and People
    • 2. The Battle of Zhenjiang
    • 3. The Invader and the Invaded
  • II. Commercial Networks and Transregional Trade
    • 4. The Nineteenth-Century Transformation
    • 5. Brokering Multiple Commercial Networks
    • 6. The Shanghai Commercial Network
  • III. Negotiating Technology
    • 7. Steam Navigation as a Means of Dominance
    • 8. The Role of the Steamboat
    • 9. Foreign Technology and Local Society
  • Conclusion
  • Notes
  • Archives and Primary Sources
  • Index

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