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The comprador in nineteenth century China : bridge between East and West
AuthorHao Yen-p'ing [Hao Yanping 郝延平], 1934-
Pub. LocationTaibei Shi 台北市PublisherXinyue tushu gufen youxian gongsi 新月圖書股份有限公司
Date1971Phys. Desc.ix, 315 p. : facsims, plans ; 24 cm.
LocationDir. Office Gallery NorthCall NumberHF5422.H3 1971
The comprador in nineteenth century China : bridge between East and West / Yen-p’ing Hao.
Reprint. Originally published by Harvard University Press, Cambridge, 1970.
Originally presented as the author's thesis, Harvard.
Includes bibliographical references (p. 235-245) and index.

Introduction: The Comprador in Chinese Society -- The Western Merchant and His Chinese Comprador -- The Western Mercantile House -- Reliance on the Chinese Comprador -- Further Benefits of the Comprador -- The Rise and Fall of the Comprador -- Origins of the Comprador -- Rise of the Modern Comprador Outside China -- Decline and Fall, 1900-1943 -- Functions of the Comprador in the Foreign Firm -- House Steward -- Business Assistant -- Upcountry Purchaser -- The Chief Comprador Tong King-sing -- The Comprador as a Nouveau Riche -- Accumulating Wealth as a Comprador -- Accumulating Wealth as an Independent Merchant -- Total Income of the Comprador -- The Comprador and Modern China's Economic Development -- Foreign Economic Intrusion -- Modern China's Commercial Development -- The Comprador as Industrial Investor -- The Comprador as Industrial Manager -- The Comprador as Entrepreneur -- The Comprador System as a Socioeconomic Institution -- The Process of Becoming a Comprador -- Mechanism of the Institution -- Characteristics of the Institution -- Beyond a Purchaser: Noneconomic Activities of the Comprador -- Style of Life -- Sociopolitical Activities -- Intellectual Response to the West -- Conclusion: Significance of the Comprador as a Middleman between East and West.

Subject(s)Compradors--China
Compradors--China--History
China--Commerce--History--18th-19th centuries
China--Commerce--Great Britain--19th century
Commercial agents--China--History
SeriesHarvard East Asian series ; 45
Rec. TypeBookLanguageEnglish
CollectionRicci Institute Library [ASCC]Rec. #18704
OCLC816444414