smuggling is free trade.
[CHAO-YING SHIH, or SHI, Chaoying]. Smuggling in North China [title on wrapper]. Nanking, Council of International Affairs, May 21, 1936.
Large 8vo. Original printed wrappers; pp. 33, , sketch map; a very good copy.
~b~A very rare assessment of state-tolerated smuggling under the short-lived East Hebei Autonomous government. A Russian trader, asked by the political scientist at Wuhan University explained 'I will bring in anything you want, anything, except, perhaps, an elephant' (p. 2). This publication appeared as Information Bulletin, vol. 1. no. 2.