The Village in the Market

  • Esther HoratEmail author


Going into depth to describe Ninh Hiệp historically as well as in contemporary times, this chapter depicts the commune’s economic and administrative structure as well as the different markets in the village, their characteristics and the kind of management. Drawing on conversations with hamlet chiefs, the author brings to light the interesting and morally ambiguous relation between agriculture and trade. Elaborating on trade villages in the Red River Delta, the chapter sheds light on the role Ninh Hiệp played—and continues to play—in the regional textile trade patterns. (89 words)


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  1. 1.Universität ZürichZurichSwitzerland

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