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Thunder from the East: The Sino-Japanese Conflict and the European Powers, 1933–1938

Zara Steiner

in The Triumph of the Dark: European International History 1933-1939

Published in print:
2013
Published Online:
March 2015
ISBN:
9780199676095
eISBN:
9780191804786
Item type:
chapter
Publisher:
Oxford University Press
DOI:
10.1093/acprof:osobl/9780199676095.003.0009
Subject:
History, European Modern History

This chapter focuses on the years 1933–1938, which saw the outbreak of an undeclared war between China and Japan and the involvement of European powers in the conflict, including Britain, France, ... More


Chinese History and Philosophy

David Schaberg

in The Oxford History of Historical Writing: Volume 1: Beginnings to AD 600

Published in print:
2011
Published Online:
March 2015
ISBN:
9780199218158
eISBN:
9780191804243
Item type:
chapter
Publisher:
Oxford University Press
DOI:
10.1093/acprof:osobl/9780199218158.003.0017
Subject:
History, Cultural History

This chapter discusses the significance of the anecdote in Chinese historiography. It considers the circumstances which dictated that this would be the form to which writers gravitated in their ... More


Pre-Qin Annals

Wai-yee Li

in The Oxford History of Historical Writing: Volume 1: Beginnings to AD 600

Published in print:
2011
Published Online:
March 2015
ISBN:
9780199218158
eISBN:
9780191804243
Item type:
chapter
Publisher:
Oxford University Press
DOI:
10.1093/acprof:osobl/9780199218158.003.0018
Subject:
History, Cultural History

This chapter considers an annalistic account known as the Chunqiu [Spring and Autumn Annals], the earliest extant systematic record of the past in the Chinese tradition. It discusses three commentary ... More


Historiography and Empire

Mark Edward Lewis

in The Oxford History of Historical Writing: Volume 1: Beginnings to AD 600

Published in print:
2011
Published Online:
March 2015
ISBN:
9780199218158
eISBN:
9780191804243
Item type:
chapter
Publisher:
Oxford University Press
DOI:
10.1093/acprof:osobl/9780199218158.003.0019
Subject:
History, Cultural History

The creation of a unified empire by the state of Qin in 221 BC transformed the Chinese world, bringing the entire cultural sphere under a single dynasty for the first time. This chapter examines ... More


The Urge to Discover New Lands and Make Maps

Roger M. McCoy

in On the Edge: Mapping North America's Coasts

Published in print:
2012
Published Online:
March 2015
ISBN:
9780199744046
eISBN:
9780190254407
Item type:
chapter
Publisher:
Oxford University Press
DOI:
10.1093/acprof:osobl/9780199744046.003.0001
Subject:
History, History of Science, Technology, and Medicine

This chapter examines how early voyages of exploration added important information to the understanding of the North American continent. It considers how the maps created by the early explorers ... More


Henry Hudson Has a Very Bad Day, 1607, 1608, 1609, 1610

Roger M. McCoy

in On the Edge: Mapping North America's Coasts

Published in print:
2012
Published Online:
March 2015
ISBN:
9780199744046
eISBN:
9780190254407
Item type:
chapter
Publisher:
Oxford University Press
DOI:
10.1093/acprof:osobl/9780199744046.003.0008
Subject:
History, History of Science, Technology, and Medicine

This chapter focuses on Henry Hudson's voyages of exploration in 1607, 1608, 1609, and 1610: the first two for the Muscovy Company of England, the third for the Dutch East India Company, and the last ... More


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