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The Tariff Policy of the Nationalist The Tariff Policy of the Nationalist Government, 1929–36: A Historical Government, 1929–36: A Historical Assessment 1

Toru Kubo

in Japan, China, and the Growth of the Asian International Economy, 1850-1949

Published in print:
2005
Published Online:
July 2005
ISBN:
9780198292715
eISBN:
9780191602580
Item type:
chapter
Publisher:
Oxford University Press
DOI:
10.1093/acprof:oso/9780198292715.003.0007
Subject:
Economics and Finance, South and East Asia

This chapter assesses the tariff policy of the Chinese Nationalist government from 1929 to 1936. The tariff issue is central to any assessment of China's economic policy of the time, which in turn ... More


Keeping Company with Ghosts

Janet Y. Chen

in Guilty of Indigence: The Urban Poor in China, 1900-1953

Published in print:
2012
Published Online:
October 2017
ISBN:
9780691152103
eISBN:
9781400839988
Item type:
chapter
Publisher:
Princeton University Press
DOI:
10.23943/princeton/9780691152103.003.0006
Subject:
History, Asian History

This chapter shows how the GMD regime proved incapable of coping with increasing urban disorder in both Shanghai and Beijing. With refugees from battleground areas in the countryside continuously ... More


A State Pardon: Sanctioned Violence under Nationalist Rule

Eugenia Lean

in Public Passions: The Trial of Shi Jianqiao and the Rise of Popular Sympathy in Republican China

Published in print:
2007
Published Online:
March 2012
ISBN:
9780520247185
eISBN:
9780520932678
Item type:
chapter
Publisher:
University of California Press
DOI:
10.1525/california/9780520247185.003.0006
Subject:
History, Asian History

On October 14, 1936, at two o'clock in the afternoon, the Nationalist government announced that it was granting Shi Jianqiao a pardon. Whereas political killings generated terror precisely because of ... More


The Chinese Nationalist Government and the Shanghai Jewish Refugees

Gao Bei

in Shanghai Sanctuary: Chinese and Japanese Policy toward European Jewish Refugees during World War II

Published in print:
2013
Published Online:
January 2013
ISBN:
9780199840908
eISBN:
9780199979820
Item type:
chapter
Publisher:
Oxford University Press
DOI:
10.1093/acprof:oso/9780199840908.003.0003
Subject:
History, Asian History, European Modern History

This chapter details how Chiang Kai-shek's Nationalist government entertained three plans to settle European Jewish refugees on Chinese soil during the war against Japan. In early 1939, Sun Ke, ... More


Hong Kong after the War

Stanley S.K. Kwan and Nicole Kwan

in The Dragon and the Crown: Hong Kong Memoirs

Published in print:
2008
Published Online:
September 2011
ISBN:
9789622099555
eISBN:
9789882207530
Item type:
chapter
Publisher:
Hong Kong University Press
DOI:
10.5790/hongkong/9789622099555.003.0003
Subject:
History, Asian History

This chapter discusses Hong Kong after its liberation from Japanese rule. After the surrender of Japanese rule, Hong Kong was once again reclaimed by Britain. Although China was hoping to reclaim ... More


Hanjian (Traitor)! Collaboration and Retribution in Wartime Shanghai

Wakeman Jr Frederic

in Becoming Chinese: Passages to Modernity and Beyond

Published in print:
2000
Published Online:
March 2012
ISBN:
9780520219236
eISBN:
9780520924413
Item type:
chapter
Publisher:
University of California Press
DOI:
10.1525/california/9780520219236.003.0009
Subject:
History, Asian History

This chapter examines retribution in Shanghai, China, during the war in the 1930s and 1940s. It offers a close look at patriotic deeds on the streets of Shanghai as wild-eyed young men were recruited ... More


The Chinese Nationalist Party and the Overseas Chinese

Taomo Zhou

in Migration in the Time of Revolution: China, Indonesia, and the Cold War

Published in print:
2019
Published Online:
May 2020
ISBN:
9781501739934
eISBN:
9781501739941
Item type:
chapter
Publisher:
Cornell University Press
DOI:
10.7591/cornell/9781501739934.003.0002
Subject:
History, Asian History

This chapter discusses the connections between the Chinese communities in Indonesia and the Chinese Nationalist government as well as the evolving structure of international relations in the ... More


From Patriarchs to Capitalists

Wen-hsin Yeh

in Shanghai Splendor: Economic Sentiments and the Making of Modern China, 1843-1949

Published in print:
2007
Published Online:
March 2012
ISBN:
9780520249714
eISBN:
9780520933422
Item type:
chapter
Publisher:
University of California Press
DOI:
10.1525/california/9780520249714.003.0008
Subject:
History, Asian History

In July 1937, the Nationalist government declared the War of Resistance against Japan. In Shanghai, fighting broke out soon after in the city's outskirts on August 13, 1937. The war, which was to ... More


Struggles over Influx Control Legislation

Deborah Posel

in The Making of Apartheid 1948–1961: Conflict and Compromise

Published in print:
1991
Published Online:
October 2011
ISBN:
9780198273349
eISBN:
9780191684036
Item type:
chapter
Publisher:
Oxford University Press
DOI:
10.1093/acprof:oso/9780198273349.003.0004
Subject:
Political Science, Comparative Politics

The legislative foundations of the influx control policy during the first phase of Apartheid were laid during the Nationalist government's first term of office, between 1948 and 1953. This chapter ... More


Introduction

Margherita Zanasi

in Saving the Nation: Economic Modernity in Republican China

Published in print:
2006
Published Online:
February 2013
ISBN:
9780226978734
eISBN:
9780226978741
Item type:
chapter
Publisher:
University of Chicago Press
DOI:
10.7208/chicago/9780226978741.003.0001
Subject:
Economics and Finance, South and East Asia

This book provides an image of a Nationalist government deeply divided, debunking the prevalent interpretation that it was a monolithic political entity, firmly under the leadership of Jiang Jieshi ... More


Conclusion: Reflections on the End of Global Silver

Austin Dean

in China and the End of Global Silver, 1873-1937

Published in print:
2020
Published Online:
May 2021
ISBN:
9781501752407
eISBN:
9781501752421
Item type:
chapter
Publisher:
Cornell University Press
DOI:
10.7591/cornell/9781501752407.003.0009
Subject:
History, Asian History

This chapter refers to the Beiping wuzhanshi, which chronicled the last-ditch attempts by the Nationalist government to rein in inflation and solidify its rule in the late 1940s. It describes the ... More


Origins of the Modernization Narrative: Nationalist Historiography before 1949

Huaiyin Li

in Reinventing Modern China: Imagination and Authenticity in Chinese Historical Writing

Published in print:
2012
Published Online:
November 2016
ISBN:
9780824836085
eISBN:
9780824871338
Item type:
chapter
Publisher:
University of Hawai'i Press
DOI:
10.21313/hawaii/9780824836085.003.0002
Subject:
History, Asian History

This chapter focuses on the production of the “modernization” narrative that characterized mainstream Chinese historiography in the 1930s—a critical moment in the political and intellectual history ... More


“Learn to Write Well”: The China Hands and the Communist-ification of Diplomatic Reporting

Hannah Gurman

in The Dissent Papers: The Voices of Diplomats in the Cold War and Beyond

Published in print:
2012
Published Online:
November 2015
ISBN:
9780231158725
eISBN:
9780231530354
Item type:
chapter
Publisher:
Columbia University Press
DOI:
10.7312/columbia/9780231158725.003.0002
Subject:
Political Science, Conflict Politics and Policy

This chapter analyzes how the principle of insider writing was used to understand the complexities of foreign policy. It follows the development of the diplomatic writing prowess of Foreign Service ... More


1927: A Year of Decision

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/9780813032887.003.0008
Subject:
History, Military History

This chapter examines the conflict in China in 1927 following the transfer of the Nationalist government from Canton to Hankow in December 1926 which in no sense diminished the feeling of insecurity ... More


Beijing, Taipei, and the Emerging Suharto Regime

Taomo Zhou

in Migration in the Time of Revolution: China, Indonesia, and the Cold War

Published in print:
2019
Published Online:
May 2020
ISBN:
9781501739934
eISBN:
9781501739941
Item type:
chapter
Publisher:
Cornell University Press
DOI:
10.7591/cornell/9781501739934.003.0010
Subject:
History, Asian History

This chapter studies how the 1965 regime change in Indonesia gave rise to a new round of Red-versus-Blue competition. As Suharto's authoritarian rule replaced the Sukarno-PKI alliance, the ... More


One-Legged Admiral: 8 December

Tim Luard

in Escape from Hong Kong: Admiral Chan Chak's Christmas-Day Dash, 1941

Published in print:
2011
Published Online:
May 2012
ISBN:
9789888083763
eISBN:
9789882209312
Item type:
chapter
Publisher:
Hong Kong University Press
DOI:
10.5790/hongkong/9789888083763.003.0002
Subject:
History, Asian History

This chapter opens on December 8 1941. The chapter introduces Admiral Chan Chak, the Chinese government's representative in Hong Kong in the years leading up to the Japanese invasion, and describes ... More


Memories of Mount Qilai: The Education of a Young Poet

Mu Yang

Published in print:
2015
Published Online:
November 2015
ISBN:
9780231169967
eISBN:
9780231538527
Item type:
book
Publisher:
Columbia University Press
DOI:
10.7312/columbia/9780231169967.001.0001
Subject:
History, Asian History

Hualien, on the Pacific coast of eastern Taiwan, and its mountains, especially Mount Qilai, were deeply inspirational for the young poet who is the author of this book. A place of immense natural ... More


News Under Fire: China's Propaganda against Japan in the English-Language Press, 1928-1941

Shuge Wei

Published in print:
2017
Published Online:
September 2017
ISBN:
9789888390618
eISBN:
9789888390359
Item type:
book
Publisher:
Hong Kong University Press
DOI:
10.5790/hongkong/9789888390618.001.0001
Subject:
History, Asian History

News under Fire: China’s Propaganda against Japan in the English-Language Press, 1928–1941 is the first comprehensive study of China’s efforts to establish an effective international propaganda ... More


The International Situation and Hong Kong Defence, 1939–1941

Kwong Chi Man and Tsoi Yiu Lun

in Eastern Fortress: A Military History of Hong Kong, 1840-1970

Published in print:
2014
Published Online:
September 2015
ISBN:
9789888208708
eISBN:
9789888313457
Item type:
chapter
Publisher:
Hong Kong University Press
DOI:
10.5790/hongkong/9789888208708.003.0006
Subject:
History, Military History

This chapter discusses the rapidly deteriorating international situation in Europe and Asia and their impact on the British defence policy for Hong Kong. Although Hong Kong was far away from the war ... More


“The Motherland Is a Distant Dream”

Taomo Zhou

in Migration in the Time of Revolution: China, Indonesia, and the Cold War

Published in print:
2019
Published Online:
May 2020
ISBN:
9781501739934
eISBN:
9781501739941
Item type:
chapter
Publisher:
Cornell University Press
DOI:
10.7591/cornell/9781501739934.003.0012
Subject:
History, Asian History

This concluding chapter describes how the ebb and flow of diplomatic relations affected the lives of ordinary overseas Chinese in three ways. Overall, the Chinese, loathed for their perceived ... More


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