Hankow. Conflict and Community in a Chinese City, 1796-1895. WILLIAM T. ROWE.

Hankow. Conflict and Community in a Chinese City, 1796-1895.

Stanford. Stanford University Press. 1989. Stock ID #167319

Maps, black and white illustrations, tables, xiv + 440pp, notes, index, ex-library with library stamps edges and title page, dustjacket little worn with few small tears edges now protected in plastic covers, very light foxing edges, clean and sound internally, hardback. This is the second volume of a two volume history of nineteenth-century Hankow. In this volume the author focuses on the people of Hankow, in all their ethnic diversity, occupational variety, and constant mobility, and on the social binds that enabled this mass of people to live and work in a crowded city.

Hankow, also Romanised as Kankou, was one of the three cities which later merged into modern-day Wuhan. Many foreign concession zones established in Hankow during late 19th and early 20th century. (When referring to this item please quote stockid 167319).

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