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Fountain of Fortune: Money and Monetary Policy in China, 1000-1700.
The most striking feature of Wutong, the preeminent God of Wealth in late imperial China, was the deity's diabolical character. Wutong was perceived not as a heroic figure or paragon but rather as anExpand
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Myth and Reality of China's Seventeenth-Century Monetary Crisis
The impact of China's demand for silver on global trade in specie and monetary metals during the sixteenth and seventeenth centuries remains poorly understood. Conventional wisdom postulates thatExpand
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The Song-Yuan-Ming transition in Chinese history
This volume seeks to study the connections between two well-studied epochs in Chinese history: the mid-imperial era of the Tang and Song era (ca.800-1270) and the late imperial era of the late MingExpand
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The Sinister Way: The Divine and the Demonic in Chinese Religious Culture
List of Illustrations Acknowledgments Introduction 1. Ancestors, Ghosts, and Gods in Ancient China 2. The Han Cult of the Dead and Salvific Religion 3. Shanxiao: Mountain Goblins 4. Plague Demons andExpand
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Monies of Account and Monetary Transition in China, Twelfth to Fourteenth Centuries
Between the twelfth and the fourteenth centuries China’s monetary system shifted from a multiple currency system including paper notes, bronze coin, and uncoined silver to a unified paper currencyExpand
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FOREIGN SILVER COINS IN THE MARKET CULTURE OF NINETEENTH CENTURY CHINA
  • R. Glahn
  • Economics
  • International Journal of Asian Studies
  • 1 January 2007
Both the physical qualities of different types of money and the cultural values assigned to them contributed to the determination of their economic value. China began to import substantial quantitiesExpand
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The Economic History of China
China's extraordinary rise as an economic powerhouse in the past two decades poses a challenge to many long-held assumptions about the relationship between political institutions and economicExpand
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The Economic History of China: From Antiquity to the Nineteenth Century
China's extraordinary rise as an economic powerhouse in the past two decades poses a challenge to many long-held assumptions about the relationship between political institutions and economicExpand
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