|aModern China's network revolution :|bchambers of commerce and sociopolitical change in the early twentieth century /|cZhongping Chen.
|aStanford, California :|bStanford University Press,|cc2011.
|axxi, 289 p. ;|c24 cm
|aIncludes bibliographical references (p. -278) and index.
|aGuilds and elites in the face of domestic and foreign challenges -- Elite and official interactive movements toward chambers of commerce -- Changes in organizational composition and interrelations -- The expansion of associational networks and influences -- Political maneuvers in commercial and industrial affairs -- Joint actions in the constitutional and revolutionary movements -- Nationwide chamber networks and the republican governments.