A Study on Guangzhou as a Commercial Capital: Characteristics of Guangzhou in the Perspective of Area Studies

Sccial Sciences Academic Press (China)
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Dangdai Guangzhou Xue Pinglun (The Essays of Cantonology), 2015, 1st, 1 pp. 203 - 208 (6)
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Approaching Guangzhou from the perspetive of area studies, this paper defines Guangzhou as an open commercial capital. It argues that the defining features of Gunagzhou as a commercial capital come from a combination of historial evolution, geographic position and the Cantonese culture characterised by openness and pragmatism.
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