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The Thistle and The Jade

£34.99

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The Thistle and The Jade by Maggie Keswick (editor). Published in 2008 by Frances Lincoln Limited. Hardback book with dust jacket in good condition. Jacket is fully intact and undamaged. There is some light sings of wear to board edges. Pages are in excellent condition.

Jardine, Matheson & Co. was founded in Canton in 1832, and built up to become an international trading house with business interests throughout the world. The Thistle & The Jade assembles contributions from both leading historians, such as Professor John King Fairbank and Professor K.C. Lui, and old Jardine hands, including Alan Reid and Sir John Keswick, to tell the story of how this happened. The result is a fascinating miscellany of scholarship and anecdote that tells an exciting tale of merchant adventure, of how wealth and influence were accumulated in the early days of trading, and of the special relationship forged by 'the Princely Hong' with China and her people.

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Author(s):
Maggie Keswick
Condition:
Used: good
Dimensions:
300x250x40
EAN-13:
9780711228306
Edition:
Revised Edition
Format:
Hardback
ISBN-10:
0711228306
ISBN-13:
9780711228306
Number of items:
1
Number of pages:
319
Publisher:
Frances Lincoln
Title:
The Thistle and The Jade

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The Thistle and The Jade by Maggie Keswick (editor). Published in 2008 by Frances Lincoln Limited. Hardback book with dust jacket in good condition. Jacket is fully intact and undamaged. There is some light sings of wear to board edges. Pages are in excellent condition.

Jardine, Matheson & Co. was founded in Canton in 1832, and built up to become an international trading house with business interests throughout the world. The Thistle & The Jade assembles contributions from both leading historians, such as Professor John King Fairbank and Professor K.C. Lui, and old Jardine hands, including Alan Reid and Sir John Keswick, to tell the story of how this happened. The result is a fascinating miscellany of scholarship and anecdote that tells an exciting tale of merchant adventure, of how wealth and influence were accumulated in the early days of trading, and of the special relationship forged by 'the Princely Hong' with China and her people.

Author(s):
Maggie Keswick
Condition:
Used: good
Dimensions:
300x250x40
EAN-13:
9780711228306
Edition:
Revised Edition
Format:
Hardback
ISBN-10:
0711228306
ISBN-13:
9780711228306
Number of items:
1
Number of pages:
319
Publisher:
Frances Lincoln
Title:
The Thistle and The Jade

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