Journals Higher Education



Published: 10 August 2006

648 Pages | 4 maps, 6 b&w plates, tables


ISBN: 9780197263372

Bookseller Code (AQ)

China Trade and Empire

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

Edited by Alain Le Pichon

OUP/British Academy

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.