The Resource Opium and empire : the lives and careers of William Jardine and James Matheson, Richard J. Grace

Opium and empire : the lives and careers of William Jardine and James Matheson, Richard J. Grace

Label
Opium and empire : the lives and careers of William Jardine and James Matheson
Title
Opium and empire
Title remainder
the lives and careers of William Jardine and James Matheson
Statement of responsibility
Richard J. Grace
Creator
Author
Subject
Genre
Language
eng
Summary
In 1832 William Jardine and James Matheson established what would become the greatest British trading company in East Asia in the nineteenth century. This book explores the depths of each man, their complicated and sometimes inconsistent internal workings, and their achievements and failures
Biography type
contains biographical information
Cataloging source
NLC
Dewey number
382.0941/05109034
Illustrations
illustrations
Index
index present
LC call number
HF486
Literary form
non fiction
Nature of contents
  • dictionaries
  • bibliography
Label
Opium and empire : the lives and careers of William Jardine and James Matheson, Richard J. Grace
Publication
Bibliography note
Includes bibliographical references and index
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  • net
Carrier category
online resource
Carrier category code
cr
Carrier MARC source
rdacarrier
Content category
text
Content type code
txt
Content type MARC source
rdacontent
Contents
Prelude: The Scotland of Their Birth -- 1 Origins -- 2 Sailing from London to Canton -- 3 The Sirens of Commerce -- 4 The Heirs of Cox and Beale -- 5 Doing Business at Creek Hong -- 6 Charting New Waters -- 7 The Partners Apart -- 8 Approaching the Showdown in China -- 9 Jardine's Farewell and Matheson's Great Headache -- 10 Jardine's and Matheson's Roles in the Opium War -- 11 Their Lives after China -- 12 Sir James Matheson, Laird of Lewis -- Postlude: Gentlemanly Capitalists?
Control code
ocn881860052
Dimensions
unknown
Extent
1 online resource
Form of item
online
Isbn
9780773596818
Media category
computer
Media MARC source
rdamedia
Media type code
c
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  • 22573/ctt12kkjdm
  • 797506a5-4b12-404d-8b61-57e532451772
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.b33286085
Specific material designation
remote
System control number
  • (OCoLC)881860052
  • pebcs077359681X

Library Locations

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