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Title Contract and property in early modern China [electronic resource] / edited by Madeleine Zelin, Jonathan K. Ocko, and Robert Gardella.

Imprint Stanford, Calif. : Stanford University Press, 2004.


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Description vi, 398 p.
Bibliography Includes bibliographical references (p. [359]-398) and index.
Contents A critique of rights of property in pre-war China/ Madeleine Zelin -- Writs of passage in late imperial China : the documentation of practical understandings in Minong, Taiwan/ Myron L. Cohen -- Litigation, legitimacy, and lethal violence : why county courts failed to prevent violent disputes over property in eighteenth-century China/ Thomas Buoye -- Property, taxes, and state protection of rights/ Anne Osborne -- The status of contracts in nineteenth-century Chinese courts/ Mark Allee -- The missing metaphor : applying Western legal scholarship the study of contract and property in early modern China/ Jonathan Ocko -- Supplemental payment in urban property contracts in mid to late Qing Shanghai/ Feng Shaoting -- Managing multiple ownership at the Zigong Salt Yard/ Madeleine Zelin -- Custom, the code, and legal practice : the contracts of Changlu salt merchants in late imperial China/ Man Bun Kwan -- Companies in debt : financial arrangements in the textile industry in the lower Yangzi Delta, 1895-1937/ Tomoko Shiroyama -- Contracting business partnerships in late Qing and Republican China : paradigms and patterns/ Robert Gardella.
Reproduction Electronic reproduction. Ann Arbor, MI : ProQuest, 2015. Available via World Wide Web. Access may be limited to ProQuest affiliated libraries.
Subject Contracts -- China -- History.
Right of property -- China -- History.
Genre/Form Electronic books.
Added Author Zelin, Madeleine.
Ocko, Jonathan K., 1946-
Gardella, Robert.
ProQuest (Firm)
ISBN 0804746397 (alk. paper)

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