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State, Peasant, and Merchant in Qing Manchuria, 1644-1862

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Preface xiii Measurements and Conventions xv Maps xvii Introduction 1 Part One: Asserting Hegemony over the Homeland: Dynastic Objectives and the Creation of an Agrarian Order, 1644-1700 15 1 Manchuria's Place in the Early Imperial Project 15 2 The Agrarian Order in Late Seventeenth-Century Manchuria 38 3 The State in the Village 54 Part Two: Peasant and State in the Eighteenth and Nineteenth Centuries 4 The State and Agrarian Property Relations 111 5 The Social Basis of the Transformation of Agrarian Manchuria 111 6 Wage Labor and Wage Relations in Qing Manchuria 130 Part Three: State, Trade, and Peasant Agriculture: Developments in the Manchurian Economy 7 Household Formation, Property Division, and Agricultural Change in the Peasant Economy 156 8 The Content and Growth of the Manchurian Trade, 1700-1860 182 9 State, Merchant, and the Organization of the Manchurian Trade 182 Conclusion: Critiques and Alternative 217 Appendix A: Population and Cultivated Area in Qing Manchuria 237 Appendix B: Grain Yields in the Qing and Republican Eras 237 Notes 237 References and Sources 271 Chinese Glossary 297 Index 305

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Christopher M. Isett is Associate Professor of History at the University of Minnesota, Twin Cities.


"Isett's description and analysis of developments in Manchuria are detialed, clear, and convincing." - EH-Net "This exemplary monograph... is, first and foremost, a well-crafted, solidly documented analysis of the marked changes in the political economy and social structure of Manchuria during the early to mid-Qing era." - CHOICE

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