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16x Index

  • Date Published: January 1960
  • availability: Unavailable - out of print October 1985
  • format: Other printed item
  • isbn: 9780521151092

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  • The study traces the economic and demographic history of a corner of China's southeast coast from the third to the thirteenth century, looking at the relationship between changes in the agrarian and urban economies of the area and their connections to the expanding role of domestic and foreign trade. It provides a previously unexplored perspective on the role of commercialised production and trade in a regional economy in the premodern era and demonstrates that trade was able to drive change in a premodern economy in a way that has not generally been recognised.

    • A major study covering one thousand years of economic and demographic history in an area of vital importance to the development of foreign trade
    • Reveals the ways in which trade revolutionised the surrounding social and economic structures
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    • Date Published: January 1960
    • format: Other printed item
    • isbn: 9780521151092
    • weight: 0.864kg
    • availability: Unavailable - out of print October 1985

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