Economy and Trade

  • Guobin Xu
  • Yanhui Chen
  • Lianhua Xu


Chapter  6, “Economy and Trade,” was written by Kang Weimao and Li Xiaoli and translated by Li Jinxin. The chapter gives a comprehensive introduction to agricultural developments and achievements from antiquity to the modern era; the focus then shifts to a presentation of the marvelous creations in craft and industry throughout Chinese history. The last section unveils the history of Chinese international trade as represented by the famous Silk Road.


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Authors and Affiliations

  • Guobin Xu
    • 1
  • Yanhui Chen
    • 1
  • Lianhua Xu
    • 1
  1. 1.Guangdong University of Foreign StudiesGuangzhouChina

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