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Author Yu, Heping, author

Title A brief history of chambers of commerce in China / author, Yu Heping ; translator Chen Mirong
Published [London] : Paths International Ltd, [2013]
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Description 1 online resource (ii, 121 pages)
Series Economic history in China series
Economic history in China series.
Contents Machine generated contents note: 1. Emerging out of Trade Wars -- 1.1. Flame of trade wars -- 1.2. Herald of the chamber of commerce -- 1.3. Birth of the first chamber of commerce -- 1.4. Spreading throughout China -- 2. The Chamber of Commerce -- A New Business Organization -- 2.1. Beyond tradition -- 2.2.A big family for merchants -- 2.3.A sound organizational system -- 2.4. Specific responsibilities -- 3. Rising in Prominence -- 3.1. Leading boycotts of American goods -- 3.2. Keeping financial order -- 3.3. Holding the business laws conference -- 3.4. Engaging in business diplomacy -- 4. Entering the Political Arena -- 4.1. Intervening in constitutional movements -- 4.2. Participating in parliamentary petitions -- 4.3. Contributing to the Revolution of 1911 -- 5. Grand Coalition of National Chambers of Commerce -- 5.1. Planning the Chinese Merchants' Federation -- 5.2. Establishing the All-China Federation of Chambers of Commerce -- 5.3. Struggling for legitimate status
Note continued: 6. Gearing up for Industrial Revitalization -- 6.1. Taking part in construction of economic legal system -- 6.2. Developing business education -- 6.3. Propagating the notion of saving China through industrial development -- 6.4. Promoting home-made products -- 7. Claiming for Political Participation -- 7.1. Fighting for parliamentary seats -- 7.2. Blueprinting the Conference on National Affairs -- 7.3. Attempting to build a merchants' government -- 8. Reclaiming National Sovereignty -- 8.1. Resisting the "Twenty-One Demands" -- 8.2. Supporting the May Fourth Movement -- 8.3. Saving rights at the Washington Naval Conference -- 8.4. Joining in the tariff autonomy movement -- 9. To the World -- 9.1. Cooperating with American merchants -- 9.2. Visiting America -- 9.3. Joining the International Chamber of Commerce -- 10. On the Decline -- 10.1. Cooperating with Chiang Kai-shek briefly -- 10.2. Standing against abolition -- 10.3. Reduced to a tool for the KMT government
Bibliography Includes bibliographical references (page 121)
Notes English translation from the Chinese
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Subject Boards of trade -- China -- History.
Trade associations -- China -- History.
Genre/Form History.
Form Electronic book
Author Mirong, Chen, translator
ISBN 1844641511 (electronic bk.)
9781844641512 (electronic bk.)
Other Titles Shang hui shi hua. English