A Chinese Economic Revolution: Rural Entrepreneurship in the by Linda Grove

By Linda Grove

This robust and meticulously researched examine explores the position of rural and entrepreneurship within the chinese language financial miracle. Linda Grove considers specially the advance of the Gaoyang commercial district, China's best-known rural commercial district of the pre–World struggle II interval. via targeting one weaving district in North China, she is ready to discover intimately the ways that small business corporations have collected capital, prepared their businesses, built national advertising and marketing networks, and promoted manufacturers over the past century. slicing around the traditional divide among experiences of "history" and "contemporary financial system" and among pre- and post-1949 China, the writer persuasively exhibits the hyperlinks among conventional chinese language enterprise practices and modern entrepreneurial good fortune.

The first ebook in English to discover the realm of small-scale company companies in China, it introduces the actions of person marketers and corporations and examines the constitution of commercial association that has supported the speedy progress of person organizations. in line with numerous a long time of archival examine, surveys, and fieldwork, A chinese language fiscal Revolution offers an in-depth exploration of chinese language rural undefined. Framed by way of the author's vast familiarity with rural business improvement in Japan, India, and Europe, the booklet additionally deals very important comparative views for these attracted to international fiscal background, postsocialist monetary functionality, and financial improvement strategies.

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