Amsterdam University Press
State and Crafts in the Qing Dynasty (1644-1911)
Title
State and Crafts in the Qing Dynasty (1644-1911)
Price
€ 129,00
ISBN
9789462986657
Binding
Hardback
Number of pages
402
Publication date
Dimensions
23.4 x 15.6 cm
Open access
OAPEN
Category
History
Discipline
Asian Studies
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Christine Moll-Murata

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

This book, full of quantitative evidence and limited-circulation archives, details manufacturing and the beginnings of industrialisation in China from 1644 to 1911. It thoroughly examines the interior organisation 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 labour history and the rise of capitalism in China through its examination of living conditions, working conditions, and wages.

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Author

Christine Moll-Murata

Prof. Dr. Christine Moll-Murata, M.A. Heidelberg University, Ph.D. Ruhr Universität Bochum. Associate Professor of Chinese History at Ruhr-Universität Bochum and Honorary Fellow at the International Institute of Social History, Amsterdam. Specialized in socioeconomic history of China from the Song through the Qing, especially labour history, and Chinese local historiography.