Wang Xiang: WANQING SICHOU YE SHI. The History of Silk Industry in the Late Qing dynasty. Shanghai, 2017. 16, 857 pp. 2 vols. 24x17 cm. Wrappers.
Highly-detailed two-volume work exploring the history of the silk industry in China in the late Qing dynasty in the 19th century. Having said that, the first two chapters (some 160 pages) examine the origins and history of the silk industry in China. The focus thereafter is on the 19th century with much focus on Guangzhou and Shanghai, the production of silk, the introduction of new western technologies and trade with the outside world. In Chinese.
Subjects: Textiles Silk
Can be ordered in, as of: 01/02/2019
Was item 60 in printed List 193.
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