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SYSTEM OF TAXATION IN CHINA IN THE TSING DYNASTY, 1644-1911.

Chen, Shao-Kwan


Item #: 13216

Pages: 118p.
Published: Union; Lawbook Exchange, Ltd.; 2004.

Subjects: BUSINESS/ECONOMICS, CHINESE LAW, INTERNATIONAL BUSINESS/ECONOMICS, TAXATION

Reprint of a title in the important Columbia Universityseries Studies in History, Economics and Public Law. China'simperial era ended with the collapse of the Tsing (Qing orManchu) dynasty in 1911. Memorable for its culturalefflorescence, the dynasty was gradually undermined bypolitical weakness, rebellion and Western imperialism. Thisstudy looks at the ways taxation was administered duringthis complicated and turbulent era. Chen outlines thestructure of the imperial government, then looks at ways ittaxed the land, salt and commodities.Reprinted by The Lawbook Exchange, Ltd.Distributed by William S. Hein & Co., Inc.

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