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Published: 12 October 2006

592 Pages | 4 maps, 6 b/w plates, tables

ISBN: 9780197263372

Bookseller Code (06)

China Trade and Empire

Jardine, Matheson & Co. and the Origins of British Rule in Hong Kong, 1827-1843

Edited by Alain Le Pichon

A British Academy Publication

Records of Social and Economic History

  • Provides the first scholarly edition of letters from the Jardine Matheson Archive
  • Exemplifies the strong relationship between private trade development in the East and British imperial development during the early Victorian period.