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Recycling: The Tianqiao District

Madeleine Yue Dong

in Republican Beijing

Published by University of California Press

Published in print April 2003 | ISBN: 9780520230507
Published online March 2012 | e-ISBN: 9780520927636 | DOI: http://dx.doi.org/10.1525/california/9780520230507.003.0007
Recycling: The Tianqiao District

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This chapter explores the economy of recycling in Republican Beijing through an examination of the Tianqiao district. It examines some of the contemporary perspectives on Tianqiao and describes the processes that led to the formation of this district. This examination of the dynamics that formed Tianqiao also provides insight into an understanding of the feeling and meaning of the market and its cultural dimensions.

Keywords: recycling; Republican Beijing; Tianqiao district; economy; market; cultural dimensions

Chapter.  14785 words.  Illustrated.

Subjects: Asian History

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