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The internationalisation of Chinese revenue farming networks

Trocki, Carl A. (2004) The internationalisation of Chinese revenue farming networks. In Cooke, Nola & Li, Tana (Eds.) Water frontier : commerce and the Chinese in the Lower Mekong Region, 1750-1880. Rowman and Littlefield, United States of America, Maryland, Lanham, pp. 159-174.

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Abstract

This chapter examines the rise and fall of a large opium farming syndicate organized by the Saigon/Cochinchina opium farmer, Banhap and colleagues in Singapore and Hong Kong. It details the attempt by the Banhap syndicate to construct a virtual monopoly of the opium traffic in Southeast Asia, the China coast and the Pacific rim. The chapter shows the ease with which Chinese opium farmers moved from locally-based enterprises to global cartels in the mid-nineteenth century.

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ID Code: 8633
Item Type: Book Chapter
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Keywords: Saigon, Hong Kong, Singapore, Southeast Asia, opium, revenue farming, Chinese, history
ISBN: 0742530833
Subjects: Australian and New Zealand Standard Research Classification > HISTORY AND ARCHAEOLOGY (210000) > HISTORICAL STUDIES (210300) > Asian History (210302)
Divisions: Current > Research Centres > Centre for Social Change Research
Past > QUT Faculties & Divisions > QUT Carseldine - Humanities & Human Services
Copyright Owner: Copyright 2004 Rowman and Littlefield
Deposited On: 17 Jul 2007
Last Modified: 29 Feb 2012 23:05

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