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Harvard East Asian Series 73

Land Taxation in Imperial China, 1750–1911

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$65.00 • £54.95 • €60.00

ISBN 9780674437258

Publication Date: 01/01/1974

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Imperial China cannot be understood without an examination of its fiscal base. In his pioneering study, Yeh-chien Wang for the first time provides a reliable estimate and an in-depth analysis of China’s principal source of public revenue—the land tax—in the Ch’ing period. The purpose of this study is to inquire how the land-tax system worked and how much revenue was produced from this source. Hence the approach adopted by the author is both institutional and quantitative.

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