Kwan Man BUN

Zhou Xuexi was an official in the late Qing dynasty (1644–1912) and early Republic of China (1912–1949). After retiring from public service he championed north China’s industrial development, rivaling the reputation of Zhang Jian, another magnate who operated his industrial conglomerate at Nantong near Shanghai.

Zhou Xuexi was born in Nanjing, although his father, Zhou Fu, a noted provincial governor in the Self-Strengthening Movement (a period of institutional reforms during the

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By |2014-12-16T16:54:40-05:00January 22nd, 2012|Berkshire Encyclopedia of China, Biography, Business and Economy|Comments Off on ZHOU Xuexi (Zhōu Xuéxī 周学熙)|Zhōu Xuéxī 周学熙 (ZHOU Xuexi)

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