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British business in China, 1860s-1950s

  title={British business in China, 1860s-1950s},
  author={J{\"u}rgen Osterhammel},
  • Jürgen Osterhammel
  • Published 1989
  • Business
  • Jiirgen Osterhammel 7.1 Introduction The historical role of foreign business in any comparatively less developed country can be analysed from at least four different points of view. From a global perspel:tive that takes 'internatio"nal society' or the 'modern world-system' as its principal unit of reference, foreign business is one among several mechanisms which contrihute to the integration of 'peripheral' societies into universal political, economic and cultural structures as they have been… CONTINUE READING
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