Frederic D. Grant, Jr.
99 High Street, Suite 304
Boston, Massachusetts  02110
Telephone 617-357-6555
Telefax 617-951-3954


One of the Leading Scholars of
China's Maritime Trade with the West, 1683-1842

Praise for The Chinese Cornerstone of Modern Banking: The Canton Guaranty System and the Origins of Bank Deposit Insurance 1780-1933

"…enriches in stunning ways our understanding of old Canton as a nexus of globalization."

"…a pioneering and pathbreaking study…"

"…masterly detective work on how ideas travel over time and space…"

"…sheds new light on… China's previously-unknown influence on America's business law…"