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The China Association: Fostering Trade, Networks and Sociability, 1889 to circa 1955

@inproceedings{Jones2018TheCA,
  title={The China Association: Fostering Trade, Networks and Sociability, 1889 to circa 1955},
  author={R. Jones},
  year={2018}
}
  • R. Jones
  • Published 2018
  • Political Science
  • In 1889, a group of British returned migrants from China gathered for a formal dinner in London, resolving that the gathering would become a recurring function, and also that steps should be taken to establish an association representing their interests. This thesis examines the history of the body subsequently founded, the China Association, investigating its records alongside contemporary newspapers, periodicals and directories, as well as the papers of a number of individual members. In… CONTINUE READING

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