Unexpected Legacies from the Rebellion: fiscal transitions in China, 1850s-1900s

Author(s): Hanzhi Deng

Type: Poster

Department: Department of Economic History

Exhibit no: 21

This poster provides a detailed research design and its preliminary results on the topic of fiscal modernisation for Late Imperial China from 1850s to 1900s. It investigates the impact of Taiping Rebellion on the emergence of autonomous local commercial taxation.