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Are Worker Rights Human Rights?

In a global economy, workers must assert their collective rights as workers in order to win human rights as individuals

Studies in the Economic History of Late Imperial China

Handicraft, Modern Industry, and the State

Seven previously published but long out-of-print essays, and one new essay, explore traditional and modern manufacturing in Ming and Qing China and its relationship to the government

The Chinese Economy, 1870–1949

Explains through descriptive analysis why the economy of China did not grow more dramatically during the Ch’ing and Republican periods

The Pawnshop in China

Translation of Yang Chao-yu’s Chung-kuo tien-tang yeh (1929), treating the pawnshop in late imperial and Republican times and covering such as aspects as exteriors, interiors, and fixtures, as well as business and management practices

Commerce and Society in Sung China

Studies the development of communications and transport in Sung and Yuan times, the formation of a nationwide market and the development of cities and markets during the Sung Dynasty, and the characteristics of commercial capital