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Author Will, Pierre-Etienne, author.

Title Nourish the people : the state civilian granary system in China, 1650-1850 / Pierre-Etienne Will & R. Bin Wong.

Publication Info. Ann Arbor, Michigan : University of Michigan Press, 1991.

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Description 1 online resource (xxiv, 607 pages) : maps
text txt rdacontent
computer c rdamedia
online resource cr rdacarrier
Series Michigan Monographs in Chinese Studies ; no. 60
Michigan monographs in Chinese studies ; no. 60.
Bibliography Includes bibliographical references and index.
Funding Sponsored by National Endowment for the Humanities
Note Information from the publisher.
Contents Cover -- Title -- Copyright -- Contents -- List of Tables -- List of Maps -- Preface -- Acknowledgments -- Abbreviations -- 1. Chinese Traditions of Grain Storage -- Part I: Development and Decline -- Introduction -- 2. Foundations of Success, 1650-1735 -- 3. The Grand Structure, 1736-1780 -- 4. Decline and Its Opposition, 1781-1850 -- Conclusion -- Part II: Structural Problems -- Introduction -- 5. Grain Preservation -- 6. Management -- 7. The Control Structure -- 8. Statistical Difficulties and Accounting Methods -- Part III: Spatial Patterns -- Introduction
9. National Patterns of Granary Activity -- 10. North China: Shandong during the Qianlong Period -- 11. The Middle Yangzi: Hunan -- 12. The Southwest: Yunnan and Guizhou -- Conclusion -- Part IV: A Comparative Assessment -- 13. Qing Granaries and Late Imperial History -- 14. Qing Granaries and World History -- Appendix: Tables of Civilian Granary Holdings in Qing China, 1741-1856 -- Glossary -- Bibliography -- Index
Subject Grain trade -- Government policy -- China -- History.
Granaries -- Government policy -- China -- History.
Food supply -- Government policy -- China -- History.
Agriculture and state -- China -- History.
SOCIAL SCIENCE -- General.
Agriculture and state (OCoLC)fst00801722
Food supply -- Government policy (OCoLC)fst00931206
Grain trade -- Government policy (OCoLC)fst00946082
Granaries -- Government policy (OCoLC)fst01425435
China (OCoLC)fst01206073
Genre/Form Electronic books.
History (OCoLC)fst01411628
Added Author Wong, Roy Bin, author.
Michigan Publishing (University of Michigan), issuing body.
Other Form: Print version: Will, Pierre-Etienne. Nourish the People : The State Civilian Granary System in China, 1650-1850. Ann Arbor : Center for Chinese Studies Publications, 1991 9780892640904
ISBN 9780472127863 (electronic book)
0472127861
9780472901821 (open access)
0472901826
9780892640911 (paper)
9780892640904 (hardcover)
Standard No. 10.3998/mpub.19044 doi

 
    
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