Beyond Market and Hierarchy

Patriotic Capitalism and the Jiuda Salt Refinery, 1914–1953

  • Authors
  • Kwan Man Bun

Table of contents

  1. Front Matter
    Pages i-xiv
  2. Kwan Man Bun
    Pages 1-7
  3. Kwan Man Bun
    Pages 9-23
  4. Kwan Man Bun
    Pages 25-42
  5. Kwan Man Bun
    Pages 43-60
  6. Kwan Man Bun
    Pages 61-76
  7. Kwan Man Bun
    Pages 77-93
  8. Kwan Man Bun
    Pages 95-114
  9. Kwan Man Bun
    Pages 115-133
  10. Kwan Man Bun
    Pages 135-139
  11. Back Matter
    Pages 141-234

About this book


Based on extensive archival research, Beyond Market and Hierarchy reconstructs how Fan waged modern China's war of salts. Led by his Jiuda Salt Industries, the nascent refined salt industry battled revenue farmers who, as a group, monopolized the production and distribution of evaporated salt.


Modern Chinese economic history Chinese business history salt revenue farming Business network cartel Chinese capitalism capitalism China Monopol production

Bibliographic information

  • DOI
  • Copyright Information Palgrave Macmillan, a division of Nature America Inc. 2014
  • Publisher Name Palgrave Macmillan, New York
  • eBook Packages Palgrave Economics & Finance Collection
  • Print ISBN 978-1-349-46298-8
  • Online ISBN 978-1-137-33194-6
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