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The pattern of the Chinese past : a social and economic interpretation / Mark Elvin.

Stanford, Stanford University Press, 1973.
ISBN 0804708266, 9780804708265

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Subjects China -- Condiciones económicas.
China -- Economic conditions.
China -- History.
Chine -- Conditions économiques.
Chine -- Histoire.
Economic history.
Economische aspecten.
Description 346 pages illustrations 23 cm
Copyright Date 1973.
Notes Includes bibliographical references (pages 320-338) and index.
Contents Maps, figures and diagrams -- The principal Chinese dynasties -- Part one. The formation of the world's largest enduring state -- Empires and their size -- The early Chinese Empire -- The crisis of the third century AD -- Sino-barbarian synthesis in north China -- The middle empire -- Manorialism without feudalism -- Iron, gunpowder and the Mongols -- The supremacy of logistics under the Ming -- Part two. The medieval economic revolution -- The revolution in farming -- The revolution in water transport -- The revolution in money and credit -- The revolution in market structure and urbanization -- The revolution in science and technology -- Part three. Economic development without technological change -- The turning-point in the fourteenth century -- The disappearance of serfdom -- Rural markets and rural industries -- Quantitative growth, qualitative standstill -- Conclusion.
Genre History.
Geographic Area China
Network Numbers (OCoLC)640275
WorldCat Search OCLC WorldCat
WorldCat Identities Elvin, Mark.
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