Cases and Judicial Decisions Concerning Debt

Linxia Liang

in Delivering Justice in Qing China

Published by British Academy

Published in print December 2007 | ISBN: 9780197263990
Published online February 2012 | e-ISBN: 9780191734373 | DOI:

Series: British Academy Postdoctoral Fellowship Monographs

Cases and Judicial Decisions Concerning Debt

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This chapter discusses the magistrate's performance in solving debt cases. The material covered by debt disputes illustrates how the lives of individuals are interrelated, especially with respect to commercial activities. The chapter cites certain cases from Baodi and Ba counties, and provides a general idea of the pattern of debt cases in Baodi.

Keywords: debt cases; commercial activities; pattern of debt cases; Baodi; Ba

Chapter.  8362 words. 

Subjects: Modern History (1700 to 1945)

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