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Chinese and Indian business: historical antecedents

Contributor(s): Kudaisya, Medha [Editor] | Chin-Keong, Ng [Editor].
Material type: materialTypeLabelBookSeries: Social Sciences in Asia; vol. 24. Publisher: Leiden Brill 2009Description: x, 179 p.ISBN: 9789004172791.Subject(s): Industries - China - History | Industries - India - HistoryDDC classification: 338.0089951 Summary: In recent years the phenomenal rise of the economies of China and India has led to a proliferation of academic studies. Much of the focus has been on economic performance, development strategies and the comparative advantage of the two economies. A comparative study of business as an agent of change has been lacking. This volume brings together articles by leading scholars in the field of Chinese and Indian business who offer fresh perspectives on the historical antecedents of business in the two economies. (http://www.brill.com/chinese-and-indian-business#BIONOTE_1)
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Table of Contents:

• Chinese and overseas Chinese business history: three challenges to the state of the field / Sherman Cochran
• Beyond networking: an institutional view of Chinese business / David Faure
• 'Decentering': the rise of Hong Kong as a network society / Wong Siu-lun
• Marwari and Chettiar merchant's, c. 1850s-1950s: comparative trajectories / Medha Kudaisya
• 'Colonial syndrome' and technology choices in Indian industry / Dwijendra Tripathi
• Indian business, state and civil society: implications for global participation / Aditya Mukherjee.

In recent years the phenomenal rise of the economies of China and India has led to a proliferation of academic studies. Much of the focus has been on economic performance, development strategies and the comparative advantage of the two economies. A comparative study of business as an agent of change has been lacking. This volume brings together articles by leading scholars in the field of Chinese and Indian business who offer fresh perspectives on the historical antecedents of business in the two economies.


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