The temporal characteristics of border trading along the Great Wall during the Qing Dynasty

Qi Meiqin
June 2008
Frontiers of History in China;Jun2008, Vol. 3 Issue 2, p230
Academic Journal
The article presents a study about the characteristics of border trading along the Great Wall of China during the Qing Dynasty. It focuses on the understanding of the status of the Great Wall during the Qing Dynasty, the reason of border trading along the Wall, and the nature and characteristics of these trades. The management of border trading along the Great Wall, particularly the structure and scale of border trading market, is discussed. The article also presents a comparison between the border trading in the Qing Dynasty and the Ming Dynasty.


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