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Millar, Ashley Eva

A singular case debating China's political economy in the European Enlightenment Ashley Eva Millar - Montreal McGill-Queen's University Press 2017 - xii, 263 páginas - McGill-Queen's studies in the history of ideas [69] .

Introduction : judging "schemes of oeconomy" -- 1. Travelling knowledge in the "discerning age" : ethnography and Enlightenment -- 2. "The most unscrupulous people on earth" : the paradox of China's commercial spirit -- 3. "Your beggarly commerce!" China and international trade --4. "The science of princes" : China's constitutional foundations -- 5. "Duties of the sovereign" : civil and military successes and failures -- 6. "Very ignorant reasoners" : China's science and technology -- Conclusion : prospects for the "stationary state."

Introduction : judging "schemes of oeconomy"--Travelling knowledge in the "discerning age" : ethnography and Enlightenment -- "The most unscrupulous people on earth" : the paradox of China's commercial spirit -- "Your beggarly commerce!" China and international trade -- "The science of princes" : China's constitutional foundations -- "Duties of the sovereign" : civil and military successes and failures -- "Very ignorant reasoners" : China's science and technology -- Conclusion : prospects for the "stationary state."


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