The Magistrate's Tael

  Preface
  Acknowledgments

 expand section1—  The Roots of Fiscal Instability
 expand section2—  Informal Networks of Funding
 expand section3—  The Return of the Meltage Fee to the Public Coffers
 expand section4—  Fiscal Rationalization and Local Adaptation
 expand section5—  Local Variations and Underlying Principles
 expand section6—  Obstacles to Reform: Low-Level Corruption and the Kiangnan Tax-Clearance Case
 expand section7—  Looking Ahead: the Breakdown of the Huo-Hao Kuei-Kung Reforms
  Conclusion

 expand sectionNotes
 expand sectionNote On Sources
  Glossary
  Bibliography
 expand sectionIndex

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