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Chinese and Indian business [electronic resource] : historical antecedents / edited by Medha Kudaisya and Ng Chin-keong.

Contributor(s): Kudaisya, Medha M | Ng, Chin-Keong.
Material type: TextTextSeries: Social sciences in Asia: v. 24.Publisher: Leiden ; Boston : Brill, c2009Description: 1 online resource (x, 179 p.).ISBN: 9789047426264 (electronic bk.); 9047426266 (electronic bk.).Subject(s): China -- Commerce -- History | India -- Commerce -- History | Industries -- China -- History | Industries -- India -- History | China | Commerce | History | India | Industries | Business | BUSINESS & ECONOMICS -- Industries -- GeneralGenre/Form: Electronic books.Additional physical formats: Print version:: Chinese and Indian business.DDC classification: 338.0089/951 Online resources: EBSCOhost
Contents:
Chinese and overseas Chinese business history : three challenges to the state of the field / Sherman Cochran -- Beyond networking : an institutional view of Chinese business / David Faure -- 'Decentering' : the rise of Hong Kong as a network society / Wong Siu-lun -- Marwari and Chettiar merchant's, c. 1850s-1950s : comparative trajectories / Medha Kudaisya -- 'Colonial syndrome' and technology choices in Indian industry / Dwijendra Tripathi -- Indian business, state and civil society : implications for global participation / Aditya Mukherjee.
Summary: In recent years, the phenomenal rise of the economies of China and India has led to a proliferation of academic studies. Much of the focus has been on economic performance, development strategies and the comparative advantage of the two economies. A comparative study of business as an agent of change has been lacking. This volume brings together articles by leading scholars in the field of Chinese and Indian business who offer fresh perspectives on the historical antecedents of business in the two economies.
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Includes bibliographical references (p. [163]-174) and index.

Chinese and overseas Chinese business history : three challenges to the state of the field / Sherman Cochran -- Beyond networking : an institutional view of Chinese business / David Faure -- 'Decentering' : the rise of Hong Kong as a network society / Wong Siu-lun -- Marwari and Chettiar merchant's, c. 1850s-1950s : comparative trajectories / Medha Kudaisya -- 'Colonial syndrome' and technology choices in Indian industry / Dwijendra Tripathi -- Indian business, state and civil society : implications for global participation / Aditya Mukherjee.

In recent years, the phenomenal rise of the economies of China and India has led to a proliferation of academic studies. Much of the focus has been on economic performance, development strategies and the comparative advantage of the two economies. A comparative study of business as an agent of change has been lacking. This volume brings together articles by leading scholars in the field of Chinese and Indian business who offer fresh perspectives on the historical antecedents of business in the two economies.

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