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War Crimes

Neil Boister and Robert Cryer

in The Tokyo International Military Tribunal - A Reappraisal

Published in print:
2008
Published Online:
January 2009
ISBN:
9780199278527
eISBN:
9780191706950
Item type:
chapter
Publisher:
Oxford University Press
DOI:
10.1093/acprof:oso/9780199278527.003.0008
Subject:
Law, Public International Law

Although the Tokyo IMT focused to a great degree on the crimes against peace charges, the other significant counts of the indictment related to a crime were clearly established in international law ... More


Engagement and Status Conflict

Christopher A. Ford

in The Mind of Empire: China's History and Modern Foreign Relations

Published in print:
2010
Published Online:
September 2011
ISBN:
9780813192635
eISBN:
9780813135519
Item type:
chapter
Publisher:
University Press of Kentucky
DOI:
10.5810/kentucky/9780813192635.003.0009
Subject:
Political Science, International Relations and Politics

During the first Sino-British conflict, also known as the Opium War, there existed an ideological competition between Sinic universalism and a European-derived diplomatic worldview that continued to ... More


Who Is China? (2): Trauma, Community, and Gender in Sino‐Japanese Relations

William A. Callahan

in China: The Pessoptimist Nation

Published in print:
2009
Published Online:
February 2010
ISBN:
9780199549955
eISBN:
9780191720314
Item type:
chapter
Publisher:
Oxford University Press
DOI:
10.1093/acprof:oso/9780199549955.003.0006
Subject:
Political Science, Comparative Politics, International Relations and Politics

The Sino‐Japanese relationship is a paradox. This healthy economic relationship forms one of the most dynamic partnerships in the global political economy today. Yet, their political relations are ... More


Pioneer Insurers in the New Crown Colony:: Canton and Union

Feng Bangyan and Nyaw Mee Kau

in Enriching Lives: A History of Insurance in Hong Kong, 1841-2010

Published in print:
2010
Published Online:
September 2011
ISBN:
9789888028702
eISBN:
9789882206946
Item type:
chapter
Publisher:
Hong Kong University Press
DOI:
10.5790/hongkong/9789888028702.003.0002
Subject:
History, Asian History

In 1805, the British East India Company's director, W. S. Davidson, founded the Canton Insurance Society, the first English-owned insurer in China, with two English trading firms: Davidson-Dent ... More


1931–1939: Japanese Aggression

Tom Buchanan

in East Wind: China and the British Left, 1925-1976

Published in print:
2012
Published Online:
September 2012
ISBN:
9780199570331
eISBN:
9780191741425
Item type:
chapter
Publisher:
Oxford University Press
DOI:
10.1093/acprof:oso/9780199570331.003.0003
Subject:
History, Asian History, British and Irish Modern History

This chapter deals with a period that was dominated by the rise of Japanese aggression against China, beginning with Japan's occupation of Manchuria in 1931, and culminating with the Sino-Japanese ... More


Too Hot — China Fights for Its Life

Paul French

in Through the Looking Glass: China's Foreign Journalists from Opium Wars to Mao

Published in print:
2009
Published Online:
September 2011
ISBN:
9789622099821
eISBN:
9789882207622
Item type:
chapter
Publisher:
Hong Kong University Press
DOI:
10.5790/hongkong/9789622099821.003.0010
Subject:
History, Asian History

The number of foreign journalists who happened to be in the vicinity of central Shanghai when the bombs fell on Black Saturday, 14 August 1937, was incredible. After Black Saturday, things went from ... More


Yosl Mlotek

in Voices from Shanghai: Jewish Exiles in Wartime China

Published in print:
2008
Published Online:
March 2013
ISBN:
9780226181660
eISBN:
9780226181684
Item type:
chapter
Publisher:
University of Chicago Press
DOI:
10.7208/chicago/9780226181684.003.0015
Subject:
History, World Modern History

This chapter presents “Shanghai” (1942), a poem written by Yosl Mlotek. The poem pictures Nanking Road, the heart of the International Settlement, with its advertisements, its bars and glitter, its ... More


The Making of "The Rape of Nanking": History and Memory in Japan, China, and the United States

Takashi Yoshida

Published in print:
2006
Published Online:
January 2010
ISBN:
9780195180961
eISBN:
9780199869633
Item type:
book
Publisher:
Oxford University Press
DOI:
10.1093/acprof:oso/9780195180961.001.0001
Subject:
History, World Modern History

On December 13, 1937, the Japanese army attacked and captured the Chinese capital city of Nanjing, planting the rising-sun flag atop the city's outer walls. What occurred in the ensuing weeks and ... 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 Nanking Incident of 1927

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/9780813032887.003.0009
Subject:
History, Military History

This chapter examines the 1927 incidents at the major lower Yangtze Valley city of Nanking following the Nationalist occupation of the Chinese sections of Shanghai. The first alert came on March 24 ... More


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