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Harvard-Yenching Institute Monograph Series 106

Upriver Journeys

Diaspora and Empire in Southern China, 1570–1850

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$49.95 • £39.95 • €45.00

ISBN 9780674975200

Publication Date: 02/06/2017


  • List of Maps and Table
  • Acknowledgments
  • A Note on Conventions
  • Introduction
  • Part I. Imperial Intermediaries
    • 1. Officials: Agents of Empire in the Upriver Frontier, 1570–1740
    • 2. Students: Migration and Civil Examinations, 1570–1760
    • 3. Merchants: Commercial Networks and State Support, 1700–1850
  • Part II. Diasporic Families
    • 4. Husbands and Wives in the West River Basin
    • 5. Upriver Settlers and Delta Lineages
  • Conclusion
  • Glossary
  • Notes
  • Bibliography
  • Index

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