Thomas Buoye examines the impact of large-scale economic change on social conflict in eighteenth-century China.
- Cambridge University Press
- Publication date:
- Cambridge Studies in Chinese History, Literature and Institutions Series
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- 5.98(w) x 8.98(h) x 0.98(d)
Table of Contents
List of maps, figures, and tables; List of Qing dynasty emperors' reign dates; List of weights and measures; Acknowledgments; Introduction; 1. Economic change, social conflict, and property rights; 2. 'Population increases daily': economic change during the eighteenth century; 3. 'As before each manage their own property': boundary and water-rights disputes; 4. 'Crafty and obdurate tenants': redemption, rent defaults, and evictions; 5. Temporal and geographic distributions of property-rights disputes in Guangdong; 6. Violence north, west, and south: property-rights disputes in Shandong, Sichuan, and Guangdong; 7. 'You will be rich but not benevolent': changing concepts of legitimacy and violent disputes; 8. Conclusion; Appendix; Bibliography; Index.
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