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Breaking with the Past: The Maritime Customs Service and the Global Origins of Modernity in China

Hans van de Ven

Published in print:
2014
Published Online:
November 2015
ISBN:
9780231137386
eISBN:
9780231510523
Item type:
book
Publisher:
Columbia University Press
DOI:
10.7312/columbia/9780231137386.001.0001
Subject:
History, Asian History

This book describes the role of the Chinese Maritime Customs Service, assesses the influence it had on Chinese history and society, and shows how it transformed China's relationship with the world. ... More


Tonkin 1885–1891: Pacification Without Method

Michael P.M. Finch

in A Progressive Occupation?: The Gallieni-Lyautey Method and Colonial Pacification in Tonkin and Madagascar, 1885-1900

Published in print:
2013
Published Online:
September 2013
ISBN:
9780199674572
eISBN:
9780191752445
Item type:
chapter
Publisher:
Oxford University Press
DOI:
10.1093/acprof:oso/9780199674572.003.0004
Subject:
History, European Modern History, Military History

Chapter three focuses on the pacification process in Tonkin during the period 1885-1891, in order to provide the necessary background for understanding the relative success in this region in the ... More


A Marriage between the Two Cultures

Nanxiu Qian

in Politics, Poetics, and Gender in Late Qing China: Xue Shaohui (1866-1911) and the Era of Reform

Published in print:
2015
Published Online:
September 2015
ISBN:
9780804792400
eISBN:
9780804794275
Item type:
chapter
Publisher:
Stanford University Press
DOI:
10.11126/stanford/9780804792400.003.0004
Subject:
Literature, World Literature

This chapter explores the mutual transformation of the Min writing-women and Fuzhou Navy Yard cultures, focusing on the union of the Fuzhou girl prodigy Xue Shaohui and the Fuzhou Naval Academy ... More


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