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A Meeting of Market Economies: The Arrival of the Gold Mountain Guests

Yucheng Qin

in The Diplomacy of Nationalism: The Six Companies and China’s Policy toward Exclusion

Published in print:
2009
Published Online:
November 2016
ISBN:
9780824832742
eISBN:
9780824871376
Item type:
chapter
Publisher:
University of Hawai'i Press
DOI:
10.21313/hawaii/9780824832742.003.0001
Subject:
History, Asian History

This chapter examines the causes of Chinese emigration to the United States in the nineteenth century. When the Chinese arrived on the west coast of the United States in the nineteenth century, these ... More


The Rise of Cantonese Opera

Wing Chung Ng

Published in print:
2015
Published Online:
April 2017
ISBN:
9780252039119
eISBN:
9780252097096
Item type:
book
Publisher:
University of Illinois Press
DOI:
10.5406/illinois/9780252039119.001.0001
Subject:
Music, Ethnomusicology, World Music

Defined by its distinct performance style, stage practices, and regional- and dialect-based identities, Cantonese opera originated as a traditional art form performed by itinerant companies in temple ... More


Two Enormous Overflowing Reservoirs: Gold, Migration, and the Chinese Question in Australia

Benjamin Mountford

in Britain, China, and Colonial Australia

Published in print:
2016
Published Online:
October 2016
ISBN:
9780198790549
eISBN:
9780191831843
Item type:
chapter
Publisher:
Oxford University Press
DOI:
10.1093/acprof:oso/9780198790549.003.0003
Subject:
History, World Modern History

Continuing the story of Australian contact with China during the first century of European settlement, this chapter concentrates on the ways in which Chinese immigration to colonial Australia ... More


The Official Mind and the Search for a Solution

Benjamin Mountford

in Britain, China, and Colonial Australia

Published in print:
2016
Published Online:
October 2016
ISBN:
9780198790549
eISBN:
9780191831843
Item type:
chapter
Publisher:
Oxford University Press
DOI:
10.1093/acprof:oso/9780198790549.003.0006
Subject:
History, World Modern History

This chapter approaches the Chinese migration crisis of 1888 from the largely overlooked British perspective. Utilizing official and private archives, it sheds fresh light on the way in which the ... More


Australia and the Problems of the Far East

Benjamin Mountford

in Britain, China, and Colonial Australia

Published in print:
2016
Published Online:
October 2016
ISBN:
9780198790549
eISBN:
9780191831843
Item type:
chapter
Publisher:
Oxford University Press
DOI:
10.1093/acprof:oso/9780198790549.003.0007
Subject:
History, World Modern History

During the last twenty years our understanding of the history of Anglo-Chinese relations and the political and cultural significance of Britain’s connections to the Far East has been profoundly ... More


British Policymaking and the Chinese Migration Question

Benjamin Mountford

in Britain, China, and Colonial Australia

Published in print:
2016
Published Online:
October 2016
ISBN:
9780198790549
eISBN:
9780191831843
Item type:
chapter
Publisher:
Oxford University Press
DOI:
10.1093/acprof:oso/9780198790549.003.0004
Subject:
History, World Modern History

This chapter, the first of three dealing with the ‘Afghan Affair’ of 1888, concentrates on the period between January and April. It explores the way in which escalating Australian anxieties over ... More


Serve Yourself If You’d Be Well Served: The Affair as Imperial Crisis

Benjamin Mountford

in Britain, China, and Colonial Australia

Published in print:
2016
Published Online:
October 2016
ISBN:
9780198790549
eISBN:
9780191831843
Item type:
chapter
Publisher:
Oxford University Press
DOI:
10.1093/acprof:oso/9780198790549.003.0005
Subject:
History, World Modern History

For most historians the Afghan Affair of 1888 (when Chinese passengers were prevented from landing at colonial ports) has remained an essentially Australian story. Scholars have paid relatively ... More


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