Cheng Lin, Terry Peach, Fang Wang
June 17, 2019 Forthcoming
Reference - 248 Pages - 9 B/W Illustrations
ISBN 9781138060753 - CAT# Y331666
Series: Routledge Studies in the History of Economics
This book contains original essays on various aspect of the Han’s political economy and its legacy, written by leading Chinese and Western scholars whose collective expertise spans Economic History, History of Economic Thought and Sinology.
List of contributors; Acknowledgements; Chapter 1: The Political Economy of the Han: Introduction, Terry Peach; Chapter 2: From Contention to Unification: Transformation of Economic Thought in the Han Dynasty and its Heritage, Cheng Lin and Zhang Shen; Chapter 3: Dong Zhongshu and Confucian Economic Thought as State Ideology in the Western Han Dynasty, Zhong Xiangcai; Chapter 4: The Monetary and Fiscal System of the Western and Eastern Han Dynasties, Ma Tao and Li Wei; Chapter 5: Monetary Thought in the Han Dynasty and Three Kingdoms Period (220 BCE-280 CE), Gavin S.H. Chiu and S.C. Kwan; Chapter 6: The System of Tribute Equalisation in the Han, Li Chaomin; Chapter 7: War Economy in the Western Han Dynasty, Elisa Levi Sabattini; Chapter 8: The ‘Land Quota’ System in the Han Dynasty and its Historical Influence, Wang Fang; Chapter 9: A Western Perspective on the Yantie lun, Bertram Schefold; Chapter 10: Sima Qian and Laissez Faire: Satire on a ‘Discordant and Degenerate Age’, Terry Peach; Index