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Author Chen, Zhengping, 1951-
Title Wai zhai shi hua. English
A brief history of foreign debt in China / author, Chen Zhengping ; translator, Chen Mirong ; polisher, Alastair Robert Wilson.
Imprint [Reading, UK] : Paths International ; [Beijing, China] : She hui ke xue wen xian chu ban she, [2014]

Author Chen, Zhengping, 1951-
Series Economic history in China series
Economic history in China series.
Subject Debts, External -- China -- History.
Finance, Public -- China -- History.
Alt Name Chen, Mirong,
Wilson, Alastair Robert,
Description 1 online resource (ii, 107 pages).
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Bibliography Note Includes bibliographical references (page 107).
Contents Cover; Title Page; Contents; Introduction; 1 Foreign debt before the First Sino-Japanese War; 1.1 The change of "commercial debt" into "government debt" before the Opium War; 1.2 The foreign loans to suppress the Small Swords Society and the Taiping Army; 1.3 "The western expedition loans"; 1.4 The Fujian Loan for Taiwan Defense; 1.5 The foreign loans for the Sino-French War; 1.6 Industrial borrowings started; 2 Foreign Debt in the Late Qing Dynasty; 2.1 Foreign loans concerning the First Sino-Japanese War; 2.2 Railway loans in late Qing; 2.3 The So-called "Boxer Indemnity Loan"
2.4 Other foreign loans to the Qing government3 Foreign Debt of the Nanjing Provisional Government and the Beiyang Government; 3.1 Foreign debt of the Nanjing Provisional Government; 3.2 The international banking consortium's monopoly on loans to China and the Reorganization Loan; 3.3 Foreign debt of the Beiyang Government between May 1913 and 1916; 3.4 The Nishihara Loans; 3.5 The new international banking consortium and obligations of the Beiyang government in the later period; 3.6 Historical lessons of Hanyeping's excessive borrowings from Japan.
4 Foreign Debt during the Reign of the Kuomintang4.1 Readjustment of foreign loans by the Nanjing Nationalist Government; 4.2 The American Wheat Loan, the American Cotton & Wheat Loan and the Sino-German Barter Credit Loan; 4.3 The railway loans to the Nanjing government before the anti-Japanese war; 4.4 The foreign loans to the nationalist government during the anti-Japanese war period; 4.5 The foreign loans after the anti-Japanese war; 5 General Evaluation; References; Copyright.
Summary This book provides a brief history of how foreign debt has shaped and influenced the development of China in the past 170 years. It discusses both government and non-government debt. In modern China, especially after the first Sino-Japanese War, the foreign debt problem was a huge burden and influenced China's approach to finance, the economy, politics, and diplomacy. The book examines this and also looks at the deeper historical influences of foreign debt on China. Today, there is an argument that lending to China was the means for foreign capitalists and imperialists to enslave China, to exp.
Note Print version record.
ISBN 9781844641451 (electronic bk.)
1844641457 (electronic bk.)
OCLC # 894555111
Additional Format Print version: Chen, Zhengping, 1951- Wai zhai shi hua. English. Brief history of foreign debt in China 9781844641444 (OCoLC)875733694

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