Smokeless Sugar: The Death of a Provincial Bureaucrat and the Construction of China's National Economy

Smokeless Sugar The Death of a Provincial Bureaucrat and the Construction of China s National Economy Part history part biography and part mystery story Smokeless Sugar traces the formation of a national economy in China through an intriguing investigation of the execution of an allegedly corr

  • Title: Smokeless Sugar: The Death of a Provincial Bureaucrat and the Construction of China's National Economy
  • Author: EmilyHill
  • ISBN: 9780774816533
  • Page: 138
  • Format: Hardcover
  • Part history, part biography, and part mystery story, Smokeless Sugar traces the formation of a national economy in China through an intriguing investigation of the 1936 execution of an allegedly corrupt Cantonese official Feng Rui, a Western educated agricultural expert, introduced modern sugar milling to China in the 1930s as a key component in a provincial investment pPart history, part biography, and part mystery story, Smokeless Sugar traces the formation of a national economy in China through an intriguing investigation of the 1936 execution of an allegedly corrupt Cantonese official Feng Rui, a Western educated agricultural expert, introduced modern sugar milling to China in the 1930s as a key component in a provincial investment program Before long, however, he was accused of colluding with smugglers to pass foreign sugar off as a domestic product Emily Hill makes the case that Feng was, in fact, a scapegoat in a multi sided power struggle for access to China s markets and tax revenues.

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