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Archaeology of East Asian Shipbuilding

Jun Kimura

Published in print:
2016
Published Online:
January 2017
ISBN:
9780813061184
eISBN:
9780813051161
Item type:
book
Publisher:
University Press of Florida
DOI:
10.5744/florida/9780813061184.001.0001
Subject:
Archaeology, Historical Archaeology

This book clarifies the dynamics of shipbuilding traditions evolved in East Asia, explained based on the detailed investigations of excavated ships in the region. The previous shipwreck study in East ... More


The Canton Customs Crisis

William Reynolds Braisted

in Diplomats in Blue: U.S. Naval Officers in China, 1922-1933

Published in print:
2009
Published Online:
September 2011
ISBN:
9780813032887
eISBN:
9780813038223
Item type:
chapter
Publisher:
University Press of Florida
DOI:
10.5744/florida/9780813032887.003.0002
Subject:
History, Military History

This chapter examines the impact of the 1923 Canton customs crisis on the Asiatic Fleet in the Far East. It suggests that the crisis provided the treaty powers with an opportunity for a classic ... More


The Navy and “China United”

William Reynolds Braisted

in Diplomats in Blue: U.S. Naval Officers in China, 1922-1933

Published in print:
2009
Published Online:
September 2011
ISBN:
9780813032887
eISBN:
9780813038223
Item type:
chapter
Publisher:
University Press of Florida
DOI:
10.5744/florida/9780813032887.003.0014
Subject:
History, Military History

This chapter examines the so-called China United in 1929. The Chinese unity was celebrated after the fall of North China to the Nationalists and their allies, the establishment of the Nationalist ... More


Revival: Missionary Reform in Alice Hobart’s Yang and Yin and Missionary Rebuke in Claude McKay’s Banana Bottom

Albert H. Tricomi

in Missionary Positions: Evangelicalism and Empire in American Fiction

Published in print:
2011
Published Online:
September 2011
ISBN:
9780813035451
eISBN:
9780813039640
Item type:
chapter
Publisher:
University Press of Florida
DOI:
10.5744/florida/9780813035451.003.0006
Subject:
Literature, Criticism/Theory

This chapter studies two notable missionary novels, Alice Tisdale Hobart's 1936 Yang and Yin and Claude McKay's Banana Bottom. The first novel is considered to be the best fictional account of an ... More


Cultural Heritage Management in China: Current Practices and Problems

Chen Shen and Hong Chen

in Cultural Heritage Management: A Global Perspective

Published in print:
2010
Published Online:
September 2011
ISBN:
9780813034607
eISBN:
9780813039510
Item type:
chapter
Publisher:
University Press of Florida
DOI:
10.5744/florida/9780813034607.003.0006
Subject:
Archaeology, Methodology and Techniques

China has a rich and diverse cultural heritage representing the foundation of Chinese civilizations and cultural traditions. In the past two decades, China has demonstrated stunning economic ... More


Dynamics of East Asian Shipbuilding Traditions

Jun Kimura

in Archaeology of East Asian Shipbuilding

Published in print:
2016
Published Online:
January 2017
ISBN:
9780813061184
eISBN:
9780813051161
Item type:
chapter
Publisher:
University Press of Florida
DOI:
10.5744/florida/9780813061184.003.0001
Subject:
Archaeology, Historical Archaeology

This chapter overviews an objective that aim to achieve a comprehensive understanding of the structural characteristics of ships that once actively voyaged off the coasts of China, Korea, and Japan ... More


Conclusion

Jun Kimura

in Archaeology of East Asian Shipbuilding

Published in print:
2016
Published Online:
January 2017
ISBN:
9780813061184
eISBN:
9780813051161
Item type:
chapter
Publisher:
University Press of Florida
DOI:
10.5744/florida/9780813061184.003.0009
Subject:
Archaeology, Historical Archaeology

The chapter concludes the historical development of shipbuilding technologies in East Asia over the centuries, assessed at a regional level and from the viewpoint of maritime archaeology. The ... More


The Navy in the Far East

William Reynolds Braisted

in Diplomats in Blue: U.S. Naval Officers in China, 1922-1933

Published in print:
2009
Published Online:
September 2011
ISBN:
9780813032887
eISBN:
9780813038223
Item type:
chapter
Publisher:
University Press of Florida
DOI:
10.5744/florida/9780813032887.003.0001
Subject:
History, Military History

This chapter examines the deployment of the U.S. Navy Asiatic Fleet in the Far East during the years between the world wars. It was deployed not as an instrument of war but for diplomatic purposes. ... More


The Main Gate: Shanghai and the Yangtze Delta

William Reynolds Braisted

in Diplomats in Blue: U.S. Naval Officers in China, 1922-1933

Published in print:
2009
Published Online:
September 2011
ISBN:
9780813032887
eISBN:
9780813038223
Item type:
chapter
Publisher:
University Press of Florida
DOI:
10.5744/florida/9780813032887.003.0003
Subject:
History, Military History

This chapter examines the role of the Asiatic Fleet in protecting the Yangtze River delta and Shanghai, the most important maritime gateway to China during the interwar years. The Fleet's ability to ... More


The Navy and the May 30th Incident of 1925 and After

William Reynolds Braisted

in Diplomats in Blue: U.S. Naval Officers in China, 1922-1933

Published in print:
2009
Published Online:
September 2011
ISBN:
9780813032887
eISBN:
9780813038223
Item type:
chapter
Publisher:
University Press of Florida
DOI:
10.5744/florida/9780813032887.003.0004
Subject:
History, Military History

This chapter examines the impact of the May 30, 1925 incident in Shanghai on the Asiatic Fleet's assignment in China. On this day, members of the May Fourth Movement and workers launched a ... More


Shameen and South China

William Reynolds Braisted

in Diplomats in Blue: U.S. Naval Officers in China, 1922-1933

Published in print:
2009
Published Online:
September 2011
ISBN:
9780813032887
eISBN:
9780813038223
Item type:
chapter
Publisher:
University Press of Florida
DOI:
10.5744/florida/9780813032887.003.0005
Subject:
History, Military History

This chapter examines the roots of the May 30, 1925 incident in Shanghai in the power struggle in Kwantung Province. It was there that the heirs of Sun Yat-sen were struggling to control his ... More


The Upper Yangtze

William Reynolds Braisted

in Diplomats in Blue: U.S. Naval Officers in China, 1922-1933

Published in print:
2009
Published Online:
September 2011
ISBN:
9780813032887
eISBN:
9780813038223
Item type:
chapter
Publisher:
University Press of Florida
DOI:
10.5744/florida/9780813032887.003.0006
Subject:
History, Military History

This chapter examines the challenges posed by the upper Yangtze River for the U.S. Navy's Asiatic Fleet deployed to China for diplomatic purposes. In explains that aside from its numerous ... More


Explosions on the Yangtze, 1926

William Reynolds Braisted

in Diplomats in Blue: U.S. Naval Officers in China, 1922-1933

Published in print:
2009
Published Online:
September 2011
ISBN:
9780813032887
eISBN:
9780813038223
Item type:
chapter
Publisher:
University Press of Florida
DOI:
10.5744/florida/9780813032887.003.0007
Subject:
History, Military History

This chapter examines the conflict between foreign navies and Chinese warlords at the Yangtze River in 1926. The confrontation over the transport of Chinese troops of rival warlords broke out in ... More


1927: A Year of Decision

William Reynolds Braisted

in Diplomats in Blue: U.S. Naval Officers in China, 1922-1933

Published in print:
2009
Published Online:
September 2011
ISBN:
9780813032887
eISBN:
9780813038223
Item type:
chapter
Publisher:
University Press of Florida
DOI:
10.5744/florida/9780813032887.003.0008
Subject:
History, Military History

This chapter examines the conflict in China in 1927 following the transfer of the Nationalist government from Canton to Hankow in December 1926 which in no sense diminished the feeling of insecurity ... More


Calls to the North

William Reynolds Braisted

in Diplomats in Blue: U.S. Naval Officers in China, 1922-1933

Published in print:
2009
Published Online:
September 2011
ISBN:
9780813032887
eISBN:
9780813038223
Item type:
chapter
Publisher:
University Press of Florida
DOI:
10.5744/florida/9780813032887.003.0011
Subject:
History, Military History

This chapter focuses on the call for the U.S. Navy's support for the impending crisis in northern China. The Navy was called to protect the Americans, particularly the American Legation in Peking, ... More


An Admiral Diplomat in Command

William Reynolds Braisted

in Diplomats in Blue: U.S. Naval Officers in China, 1922-1933

Published in print:
2009
Published Online:
September 2011
ISBN:
9780813032887
eISBN:
9780813038223
Item type:
chapter
Publisher:
University Press of Florida
DOI:
10.5744/florida/9780813032887.003.0012
Subject:
History, Military History

This chapter examines the appointment of Admiral Mark Bristol as Commander in Chief of the Asiatic Fleet in China. It discusses Bristol's professional experience, including his tenure as high ... More


The Navy and a Still Disunited China

William Reynolds Braisted

in Diplomats in Blue: U.S. Naval Officers in China, 1922-1933

Published in print:
2009
Published Online:
September 2011
ISBN:
9780813032887
eISBN:
9780813038223
Item type:
chapter
Publisher:
University Press of Florida
DOI:
10.5744/florida/9780813032887.003.0013
Subject:
History, Military History

This chapter examines the condition of the still disunited China during 1928. Though the northern expedition of the Nationalists had nominally ended in early June 1928 with the death of “Old Marshal” ... More


Crumbling Foreign Collaboration

William Reynolds Braisted

in Diplomats in Blue: U.S. Naval Officers in China, 1922-1933

Published in print:
2009
Published Online:
September 2011
ISBN:
9780813032887
eISBN:
9780813038223
Item type:
chapter
Publisher:
University Press of Florida
DOI:
10.5744/florida/9780813032887.003.0015
Subject:
History, Military History

This chapter examines the confrontation between China and Japan in 1931. The newly appointed Commander in Chief of the Asiatic Fleet Admiral Montgomery Taylor was unprepared for handling conflicts ... More


Sequels to the Shanghai Incident

William Reynolds Braisted

in Diplomats in Blue: U.S. Naval Officers in China, 1922-1933

Published in print:
2009
Published Online:
September 2011
ISBN:
9780813032887
eISBN:
9780813038223
Item type:
chapter
Publisher:
University Press of Florida
DOI:
10.5744/florida/9780813032887.003.0020
Subject:
History, Military History

This chapter examines the non-violent events that followed the Shanghai Incident. After the incident, there were numerous post-mortems, explanations, and apologies by which the various parties at ... More


Communist Unrest and Japanese Aggression

William Reynolds Braisted

in Diplomats in Blue: U.S. Naval Officers in China, 1922-1933

Published in print:
2009
Published Online:
September 2011
ISBN:
9780813032887
eISBN:
9780813038223
Item type:
chapter
Publisher:
University Press of Florida
DOI:
10.5744/florida/9780813032887.003.0021
Subject:
History, Military History

This chapter examines Japanese aggression and communist unrest in China during the 1930s. It explains that the clashes between the Chinese and Japanese in Manchuria and at Shanghai proved to be the ... More


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