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Qingdao

James Carter

in Heart of Buddha, Heart of China: The Life of Tanxu, a Twentieth-Century Monk

Published in print:
2010
Published Online:
January 2011
ISBN:
9780195398854
eISBN:
9780199894413
Item type:
chapter
Publisher:
Oxford University Press
DOI:
10.1093/acprof:oso/9780195398854.003.0008
Subject:
Religion, Buddhism

The crowning achievement of Tanxu’s career was the founding of Verdant Peak Temple (Zhanshansi) in Qingdao. Like Harbin, Qingdao had a strong European identity, in this case as a German colony. ... More


Life During Wartime

James Carter

in Heart of Buddha, Heart of China: The Life of Tanxu, a Twentieth-Century Monk

Published in print:
2010
Published Online:
January 2011
ISBN:
9780195398854
eISBN:
9780199894413
Item type:
chapter
Publisher:
Oxford University Press
DOI:
10.1093/acprof:oso/9780195398854.003.0009
Subject:
Religion, Buddhism

Tanxu spent much of his career in Qingdao under Japanese occupation. Typically, men in his position are characterized as collaborators or resistors: did he serve his new masters, or struggle against ... More


More Than Just the World Cup

Steven R. Schwankert

in Poseidon: China's Secret Salvage of Britain's Lost Submarine

Published in print:
2013
Published Online:
May 2014
ISBN:
9789888208180
eISBN:
9789888268429
Item type:
chapter
Publisher:
Hong Kong University Press
DOI:
10.5790/hongkong/9789888208180.003.0013
Subject:
History, Asian History

The author continues his discussion of the search for materials on Poseidon – now in Weihai, China. Many relics were destroyed in the first Japanese Occupation and then China’s Cultural Revolution, ... More


Defending Central China, 1938: Military Leadership and Strategy

STEPHEN R. MacKINNON

in Wuhan, 1938: War, Refugees, and the Making of Modern China

Published in print:
2008
Published Online:
March 2012
ISBN:
9780520254459
eISBN:
9780520934603
Item type:
chapter
Publisher:
University of California Press
DOI:
10.1525/california/9780520254459.003.0003
Subject:
History, Asian History

This chapter discusses the military context of the spring and summer of 1938. To this day, General Han remains the highest-ranking officer in the modern history of the Chinese military to be executed ... More


Commissioner of Weihai (1927–1930)

Shiona Airlie

in Scottish Mandarin: The Life and Times of Sir Reginald Johnston

Published in print:
2012
Published Online:
May 2013
ISBN:
9789888139569
eISBN:
9789888180134
Item type:
chapter
Publisher:
Hong Kong University Press
DOI:
10.5790/hongkong/9789888139569.003.0012
Subject:
History, Asian History

Sir Reginald Johnston visited Hong Kong on his way back to Weihai. He was thrilled to realize that the local Chinese in Shandong generally did not entertain a vehement hatred of the British who at ... More


The Arid Land of Heathenism (1847–67)

Scott D. Seligman

in The First Chinese American: The Remarkable Life of Wong Chin Foo

Published in print:
2013
Published Online:
September 2013
ISBN:
9789888139897
eISBN:
9789888180745
Item type:
chapter
Publisher:
Hong Kong University Press
DOI:
10.5790/hongkong/9789888139897.003.0001
Subject:
History, American History: 19th Century

Wong Chin Foo (also known as Wong Sa Kee in his boyhood) was given over by his aged and destitute father to Christian missionaries in Shandong to raise. This chapter centres on how he grew up in a ... More


I Do Not Like Chinese Ways, Nor Chinamen Any More (1898)

Scott D. Seligman

in The First Chinese American: The Remarkable Life of Wong Chin Foo

Published in print:
2013
Published Online:
September 2013
ISBN:
9789888139897
eISBN:
9789888180745
Item type:
chapter
Publisher:
Hong Kong University Press
DOI:
10.5790/hongkong/9789888139897.003.0028
Subject:
History, American History: 19th Century

In 1898, Wong decided to set sail for Asia and he first disembarked in Hong Kong. His business partners owed him money, and he wished to collect as much as possible from the Hong Kong branch of the ... More


“This Most Absolutely Forgotten of Imperial Outposts”

Steven R. Schwankert

in Poseidon: China's Secret Salvage of Britain's Lost Submarine

Published in print:
2013
Published Online:
May 2014
ISBN:
9789888208180
eISBN:
9789888268429
Item type:
chapter
Publisher:
Hong Kong University Press
DOI:
10.5790/hongkong/9789888208180.003.0004
Subject:
History, Asian History

Weihaiwei is one of Britain’s least known settlements. Having spent just over 30 years under British rule, it was returned to Chinese sovereignty in 1930. However, Liu Gong Island remained in British ... More


Nations, Empires, and Mining Rights, 1895–1911

Shellen Xiao Wu

in Empires of Coal: Fueling China's Entry into the Modern World Order, 1860-1920

Published in print:
2015
Published Online:
September 2015
ISBN:
9780804792844
eISBN:
9780804794732
Item type:
chapter
Publisher:
Stanford University Press
DOI:
10.11126/stanford/9780804792844.003.0006
Subject:
History, Asian History

Chapter Five examines the late Qing reform of mining laws and the nation-wide movement to reclaim mining rights. In particular, this chapter uses as a case study the example of two German mining ... More


The Japanese Empire

Frederick R. Dickinson

in Empires at War: 1911-1923

Published in print:
2014
Published Online:
August 2014
ISBN:
9780198702511
eISBN:
9780191772207
Item type:
chapter
Publisher:
Oxford University Press
DOI:
10.1093/acprof:oso/9780198702511.003.0011
Subject:
History, Military History, European Modern History

For Japan, the First World War was a golden opportunity to expand both formal and informal empire in the Asia/Pacific region. Japanese troops occupied China’s Shandong province (1914 – 1922) and ... More


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