England's Divergence from China's Yangzi Delta: Property Relations, Microeconomics, and Patterns of Development

  title={England's Divergence from China's Yangzi Delta: Property Relations, Microeconomics, and Patterns of Development},
  author={R. Brenner and Christopher M. Isett},
  journal={The Journal of Asian Studies},
  pages={609 - 662}
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