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The Prehistory of Foreign Engagement

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/9780813192635.003.0008
Subject:
Political Science, International Relations and Politics

Because it was surrounded by what it perceived as weaker and culturally inferior neighbors for most of its ancient history, China has a traditional view of itself in relation to the rest of the world ... More


Understanding the Tribute System

Ji-Young Lee

in China's Hegemony: Four Hundred Years of East Asian Domination

Published in print:
2016
Published Online:
September 2017
ISBN:
9780231179744
eISBN:
9780231542173
Item type:
chapter
Publisher:
Columbia University Press
DOI:
10.7312/columbia/9780231179744.003.0002
Subject:
Political Science, International Relations and Politics

This chapter offers a comprehensive review of the tribute system, which shows that the existing literature has largely ignored the role played by less powerful East Asian states. It is in this ... More


Separating Trade from Tribute: Kangxi Ends the Tribute Trade System

Gang Zhao

in The Qing Opening to the Ocean: Chinese Maritime Policies, 1684-1757

Published in print:
2013
Published Online:
November 2016
ISBN:
9780824836436
eISBN:
9780824871192
Item type:
chapter
Publisher:
University of Hawai'i Press
DOI:
10.21313/hawaii/9780824836436.003.0006
Subject:
History, Asian History

This chapter focuses on Kangxi's new policy, which gave market forces priority by unlinking trade from tribute. Foreign traders were no longer obliged to deal with the strict regulations and the ... More


Introduction

Ji-Young Lee

in China's Hegemony: Four Hundred Years of East Asian Domination

Published in print:
2016
Published Online:
September 2017
ISBN:
9780231179744
eISBN:
9780231542173
Item type:
chapter
Publisher:
Columbia University Press
DOI:
10.7312/columbia/9780231179744.003.0001
Subject:
Political Science, International Relations and Politics

This chapter introduces the puzzle of the book and then situates its importance in the larger international relations literature. The focus is on the emerging body of research “East Asia IR history.” ... More


Changing Communities, Changing Identities: Indians and the Colonial World

in Labor and Love in Guatemala: The Eve of Independence

Published in print:
2013
Published Online:
June 2013
ISBN:
9780804757041
eISBN:
9780804784603
Item type:
chapter
Publisher:
Stanford University Press
DOI:
10.11126/stanford/9780804757041.003.0002
Subject:
History, Latin American History

The Indian tribute labor system in Guatemala gradually disintegrated in the eighteenth century. As elsewhere in Spanish America, this was a transition not only from draft labor to free labor but also ... More


Founding of the Ming Dynasty and the Rise of the Ryukyu Kingdom

Mamoru Akamine

Robert Huey (ed.)

in The Ryukyu Kingdom: Cornerstone of East Asia

Published in print:
2016
Published Online:
May 2017
ISBN:
9780824855178
eISBN:
9780824872953
Item type:
chapter
Publisher:
University of Hawai'i Press
DOI:
10.21313/hawaii/9780824855178.003.0003
Subject:
History, Asian History

With the establishment of the Ming Dynasty, Emperor Hongwu announced a ban on sea travel to try and control wakō pirates. He established a tribute system whereby countries that accepted the Chinese ... More


Fundamental Institutions of Chinese Hegemony

Feng Zhang

in Chinese Hegemony: Grand Strategy and International Institutions in East Asian History

Published in print:
2015
Published Online:
January 2016
ISBN:
9780804793896
eISBN:
9780804795043
Item type:
chapter
Publisher:
Stanford University Press
DOI:
10.11126/stanford/9780804793896.003.0006
Subject:
Political Science, International Relations and Politics

On the basis of the theoretical and empirical analyses of the preceding chapters, Chapter 6 analyzes the fundamental institutions of East Asian order. It argues that early-Ming Chinese hegemony in ... More


China's Hegemony: Four Hundred Years of East Asian Domination

Ji-Young Lee

Published in print:
2016
Published Online:
September 2017
ISBN:
9780231179744
eISBN:
9780231542173
Item type:
book
Publisher:
Columbia University Press
DOI:
10.7312/columbia/9780231179744.001.0001
Subject:
Political Science, International Relations and Politics

Many have viewed the tribute system as China's tool for projecting its power and influence in East Asia, treating other actors as passive recipients of Chinese domination. China's Hegemony sheds new ... More


Introduction

Feng Zhang

in Chinese Hegemony: Grand Strategy and International Institutions in East Asian History

Published in print:
2015
Published Online:
January 2016
ISBN:
9780804793896
eISBN:
9780804795043
Item type:
chapter
Publisher:
Stanford University Press
DOI:
10.11126/stanford/9780804793896.003.0001
Subject:
Political Science, International Relations and Politics

This chapter presents an overview of the main arguments and structure of the book. Beginning with the question of how one might think about a possible future Chinese hegemony in East Asia, it ... More


China in a New World

Christopher A. Ford

in China Looks at the West: Identity, Global Ambitions, and the Future of Sino-American Relations

Published in print:
2015
Published Online:
January 2016
ISBN:
9780813165400
eISBN:
9780813165424
Item type:
chapter
Publisher:
University Press of Kentucky
DOI:
10.5810/kentucky/9780813165400.003.0019
Subject:
Political Science, International Relations and Politics

This chapter explores what the new world order would be with the People’s Republic of China at the top of the hierarchy. However, conceptualizing what the world would look like with China in charge ... More


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