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Foreign Intervention And China's Industrial Development, 1870-1911

ISBN 9780367169619
Published October 19, 2020 by Routledge
196 Pages

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Book Description

In this book, the author examines two approaches to the analysis of China's industrialization efforts between 1870 and 1911: the generally accepted domestic-limitation approach and the alternative foreign-intervention approach. He points to the year 1897 as a turning point in China's development.

Table of Contents

1. Introduction 2. A Comparison of the Domestic-Limitation and Foreign-Intervention Approaches 3. Could China Have Industrialized? 4. The National and International Environments of Chinese Economic Self-Strengthening, 1870–1897 5. Sprouts of Industry: The Chinese Self-Strengthening Enterprises, 1870–1897 6. Foreign Intervention Drains Chinese Capital and Erodes Political Legitimacy, 1897–1911 7. Chinese Industrial Stagnation, 1897–1911 8. Foreign Intervention Levels: The Key Variable Influencing Ch'ing Chinese Industrialization

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