Wong, Jon: GLOBAL TRADE IN THE NINETEENTH CENTURY. The House of Houqua and the Canton System. Cambridge, 2016. xi, 247 pp. 23x16 cm. Cloth.
Examines the Canton trade network through the lens of the prominent Chinese merchant, Houqua, whose trading network stretched from China to India, America and Britain. Houqua's success is instructive as it was at a time when Chinese merchants were often viewed as being victims of western mercantile power.
Subjects: Trade Foreigners in
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Was item 676 in printed List 190.
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