China trade and empire: Jardine, Matheson & Co. and the origins of British rule in Hong Kong, 1827-1843

"This edition of 263 letters written by or to William Jardine and James Matheson traces an intriguing range of commercial, political and personal dramas played out in Britain, India and China." "The correspondence covers a period of rapid growth for Jardine, Matheson & Co, from 18...

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Other Authors: Le Pichon, Alain.
Format: Book
Language: English
Published: Oxford : For the British Academy by Oxford University Press, 2006.
Series: Records of social and economic history. New series ; no. 38.
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