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Excavating Extraterritoriality: The Legacies of Legal Pluralism, Subjecthood, and State-Building in China and Japan

Pär Kristoffer Cassel

in Grounds of Judgment: Extraterritoriality and Imperial Power in Nineteenth-Century China and Japan

Published in print:
2012
Published Online:
May 2012
ISBN:
9780199792054
eISBN:
9780199932573
Item type:
chapter
Publisher:
Oxford University Press
DOI:
10.1093/acprof:oso/9780199792054.003.0001
Subject:
History, Asian History, World Modern History

This chapter argues that prior to the Opium Wars in the mid-nineteenth century, both Qing China and Tokugawa Japan were familiar with the principle of personal jurisdiction and the existence of ... More


From Peril to Profit: Opium in Late-Edo to Meiji Eyes

Bob Tadashi Wakabayashi

in Opium Regimes: China, Britain, and Japan, 1839-1952

Published in print:
2000
Published Online:
March 2012
ISBN:
9780520220096
eISBN:
9780520924499
Item type:
chapter
Publisher:
University of California Press
DOI:
10.1525/california/9780520220096.003.0021
Subject:
History, Asian History

This chapter focuses on nineteenth-century Japan. It notes that the Tokugawa and Meiji regimes, both before and after 1868, enjoyed almost total success at controlling opium within Japan's borders, ... More


Introduction

Kathryn Edgerton-Tarpley

in Tears from Iron: Cultural Responses to Famine in Nineteenth-Century China

Published in print:
2008
Published Online:
March 2012
ISBN:
9780520253025
eISBN:
9780520934221
Item type:
chapter
Publisher:
University of California Press
DOI:
10.1525/california/9780520253025.003.0001
Subject:
History, Asian History

Between 1876 and 1879, the most lethal drought-famine in imperial China's long history of famines and disasters struck the five northern provinces of Shanxi, Henan, Shandong, Zhili, and Shaanxi. The ... More


Documenting the Three Waves of Mid-Qing Protest

Ho-Fung Hung

in Protest with Chinese Characteristics: Demonstrations, Riots, and Petitions in the Mid-Qing Dynasty

Published in print:
2013
Published Online:
November 2015
ISBN:
9780231152037
eISBN:
9780231525459
Item type:
chapter
Publisher:
Columbia University Press
DOI:
10.7312/columbia/9780231152037.003.0003
Subject:
History, Asian History

This chapter discusses data and methodological issues, and provides a general overview and classification of all documented protests. These episodes were not distributed evenly over time but were ... More


Protest with Chinese Characteristics: Demonstrations, Riots, and Petitions in the Mid-Qing Dynasty

Ho-fung Hung

Published in print:
2013
Published Online:
November 2015
ISBN:
9780231152037
eISBN:
9780231525459
Item type:
book
Publisher:
Columbia University Press
DOI:
10.7312/columbia/9780231152037.001.0001
Subject:
History, Asian History

The origin of political modernity has long been tied to the Western history of protest and revolution, the currents of which many believe sparked popular dissent worldwide. Reviewing nearly one ... More


State Finance and National Power: Great Britain, China, and the United States in Historical Perspective

Jeremi Suri

in Sustainable Security: Rethinking American National Security Strategy

Published in print:
2016
Published Online:
December 2016
ISBN:
9780190611477
eISBN:
9780190611514
Item type:
chapter
Publisher:
Oxford University Press
DOI:
10.1093/acprof:oso/9780190611477.003.0005
Subject:
Political Science, American Politics

The secret to sustaining national power since the eighteenth century has revolved around “state financial capacity,” or the ability to raise low-cost capital and then use it to adapt to change and ... More


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