Confucius Institute talk - Bond markets, revolutions, and the Chinese Maritime Customs Service
|Dates:||2 November 2011|
|Times:||12:30 - 13:30|
|What is it:||Lecture|
|How much:||Book on 0161 275 2648, free|
12.30-1.30pm. With Professor Hans van de Ven, Professor of Modern Chinese History, Cambridge University. This talk will address the emergence of bond markets in China, their links with London, and their importance during the 1911 Revolution and the rise to power of the Chinese Nationalists. The Maritime Customs Service was important in this series of events as its revenues served as security for China's international and national bonds and because the Inspector General of the Service was responsible for issuing and managing China's bonds.
Price: Book on 0161 275 2648, free
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