Medha Kudaisya, Ph.D. (University of Cambridge, United Kingdom), is an Assistant Professor at the National University of Singapore. She has published extensively on Indian business and economic history.
Ng Chin-keong, Ph D (Australian National University), is Professor (retired) at the National University of Singapore. He works on local and maritime history of Southeastern China during the 18th and 19th centuries and has published widely on the area.
All those interested in the history of Chinese and Indian business, in trading networks and in the economies of China and India.
Table of contents
Sherman Cochran - Chinese and Overseas Chinese Business History: Three Challenges to the State of the Field
David Faure - Beyond Networking: An Institutional View of Chinese Business
Wong Siu-lun - 'Decentering’: the Rise of Hong Kong as a Network Society
Medha Kudaisya - Marwari and Chettiar Merchants: c. 1850s - 1950s: Comparative Trajectories
Dwijendra Tripathi - ‘Colonial Syndrome’ and Technology Choices in Indian Industry
Aditya Mukherjee - Indian Business, State and Civil Society: Implications for Global Participation
Notes on Contributors