In Chinese modern business history, Shanxi Merchants is a chapter is thick and heavy in colours. In Taigu, Qixian, Pingyao and Jinzhong as the representative of the Shanxi merchants, especially in the China history created system of Shanxi Piaohao merchants, Huitong the world, in Chinese history celebrated. The Eight Power Allied forces to China claim indemnity, the Empress Dowager Ci Xi power of the Qing government had to borrow money from the grand national. The economic strength, the remarkable. Until now, also known Shanxi people "good business, good at financial management" anecdotes.
The history of the rise and fall of a two Shanxi Piaohao merchants from Shanxi three four geographic map of the five culture of Shanxi merchants
The traditional culture education and strict with many people 1 outstanding cultural character in Ming and Qing Dynasties, with considerable culture, it has great influence on the business activities, and the formation of their new culture view. The general view of Confucianism and Jia, the Ming and Qing Dynasties in society is "Confucianism as high, Jia for profit", that Confucianism, Jia Zhuiqiu is not a goal. But some of the merchant of Shanxi had put a Ru interlinked view, they think, can also be studied Confucianism, 儒可贾, Jacques Shi, Shi Jia industry can not lose. The Ming and Qing Dynasties Shanxi businessmen about profit, not ill-gotten gains, believe in "Renaka Toririmakimiko, meaning in seeking financial husband". In view of righteousness and benefit is communicated, profit after the first, to making profits, become the philosophical foundation of Shanxi business. The Qing Dynasty famous Shanxi Jiexiu businessman Fan Yongdou, because "and Liao left currency property, long the Lutheran" by the Qing government's favor, when imperial business, and thus profit. Shanxi Hall of worship of Guan Yu, Guan Yu is not only because Shanxi Association, more important is because Guan Yu to loyalty is heavy, so it is regarded as the spirit of Shanxi Merchants outlook idol.
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