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Author Finnane, Antonia.

Title Speaking of Yangzhou : a Chinese city, 1550-1850 / Antonia Finnane.

Imprint Cambridge, Mass. : Harvard University Asia Center : Distributed by Harvard University Press, 2004.

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 Moore Stacks  DS797.56.Y374 F56 2004    Available  ---
Description xix, 453 p. : ill., maps ; 24 cm.
Series Harvard East Asian monographs ; 236
Harvard East Asian monographs ; 236.
Bibliography Includes bibliographical references (p. [391]-427) and index.
Contents 1. Part I. Foundations -- Introduction -- 2. A Name and a Place: City and Empire, City and Prefecture, A Central Place? -- Part II. From Ming to Qing -- 3. City of Merchants -- 4. Yanzhou's Ten Days -- 5. The Loyalist City -- Part III. City and Hinterland -- 6. Managing the Salt -- 7. Controlling the Waters -- 8. Shaping the City -- Part IV. Hui City, Yang City -- 9. City of Women -- 10. The Huizhou Ascendancy -- 11. Native Palce in an Immigrant City -- PostScript -- 12. Rather Like a Dream -- Appendixes -- A. Distribution of Market Towns in Yangzhou -- B. Ranked Officials of the Lianghuai Salt Administration in the Eighteenth Centure -- C. Natural Disasters in Gaoyou Department, 1965-85 -- D. Selected Items of Expenditure on Water Control by Salt Merchants in Jiangbei, 1727-1806 -- E. Private Gardens Visited by the Qianlong Emperor -- F. Individualist Painters Associated with Yangzhou in Eighteenth Century -- G. Scholars Associated with the Yangzhou School
Subject Yangzhou Shi (China) -- History.
Added Title Yangzhou
ISBN 0674013921 (alk. paper)
9780674013926 (alk. paper)