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Opium and the Beginnings of Chinese Capitalism in Southeast Asia
Carl A. Trocki
Journal of Southeast Asian Studies
Vol. 33, No. 2 (Jun., 2002), pp. 297-314
Published by: Cambridge University Press on behalf of Department of History, National University of Singapore
Stable URL: http://www.jstor.org/stable/20072417
Page Count: 18
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The article suggests that the development of Chinese capitalism in nineteenth-century Southeast Asia was intimately connected to the participation of Chinese merchants in the financing and operation of opium revenue farming concessions. It examines the development and structure of the opium farming system as it operated in the region.
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