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At the crossroads of empires

At the crossroads of empires

middlemen, social networks and state-building in republican Shanghai

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Published by Stanford University Press in Stanford, Calif .
Written in English

    Subjects:
  • Social networks -- China -- Shanghai -- History -- 20th century,
  • Pluralism (Social sciences) -- China -- Shanghai -- History -- 20th century,
  • Shanghai (China) -- History -- 20th century,
  • Shanghai (China) -- Politics and government -- 20th century

  • Edition Notes

    Includes bibliographical references and index.

    Statementedited by Nara Dillon and Jean C. Oi.
    ContributionsDillon, Nara., Oi, Jean Chun.
    Classifications
    LC ClassificationsHN740.S484 A8 2008
    The Physical Object
    Paginationp. cm.
    ID Numbers
    Open LibraryOL17439386M
    ISBN 109780804756198
    LC Control Number2007008887

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