State and Crafts in the Qing Dynasty (1644-1911)

Christine Moll-Murata

State and Crafts in the Qing Dynasty (1644-1911)

Christine Moll-Murata

Distributed for Amsterdam University Press

380 pages | 21 halftones, 10 line art | 6 x 9 | © 2018
Paper $149.00 ISBN: 9789462986657 Will Publish June 2018 For sale only in the United States, its dependencies, the Philippines, and Canada
This book, full of quantitative evidence and limited-circulation archives, details manufacturing and the beginnings of industrialization in China from 1644 to 1911. It thoroughly examines the interior organization of public craft production and the complementary activities of the private sector. It offers detailed knowledge of shipbuilding and printing. Moreover, it contributes to the research of labor history and the rise of capitalism in China through its examination of living conditions, working conditions, and wages.
 
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