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The Qing and Islam on the Western Frontier

James A. Millward and Laura J. Newby

in Empire at the Margins: Culture, Ethnicity, and Frontier in Early Modern China

Published in print:
2006
Published Online:
March 2012
ISBN:
9780520230156
eISBN:
9780520927537
Item type:
chapter
Publisher:
University of California Press
DOI:
10.1525/california/9780520230156.003.0005
Subject:
History, Asian History

This chapter delineates some of the main forces influencing ethnic definition in Xinjiang. In particular, it focuses on two liminal groups: the Turkic Muslim officials, or begs, who served in the ... More


Piracy and Coastal Security in Southeastern China, 1600–1780

Robert J. Antony

in Elusive Pirates, Pervasive Smugglers: Violence and Clandestine Trade in the Greater China Seas

Published in print:
2010
Published Online:
September 2011
ISBN:
9789888028115
eISBN:
9789882206915
Item type:
chapter
Publisher:
Hong Kong University Press
DOI:
10.5790/hongkong/9789888028115.003.0007
Subject:
History, Asian History

This chapter examines an important transitional period in South China's history and in the history of piracy during the period from 1600 to 1780. It discusses the closed-door policies of the Ming and ... More


The Imperial University and Late-Qing Beijing

Timothy B. Weston

in The Power of Position: Beijing University, Intellectuals, and Chinese Political Culture, 1898-1929

Published in print:
2004
Published Online:
March 2012
ISBN:
9780520237674
eISBN:
9780520929906
Item type:
chapter
Publisher:
University of California Press
DOI:
10.1525/california/9780520237674.003.0003
Subject:
History, Asian History

The imperial government's focus on education for the purpose of training servants of the state left a vacuum that was swiftly filled by the private efforts of the Jiangnan elite. Zhang Baixi declared ... More


Joint Actions in the Constitutional and Revolutionary Movements

in Modern China's Network Revolution: Chambers of Commerce and Sociopolitical Change in the Early Twentieth Century

Published in print:
2011
Published Online:
June 2013
ISBN:
9780804774093
eISBN:
9780804777872
Item type:
chapter
Publisher:
Stanford University Press
DOI:
10.11126/stanford/9780804774093.003.0007
Subject:
History, Asian History

This chapter analyzes the political activism of the Lower Yangzi chambers of commerce. In alliance with other constitutional organizations, these chambers repeatedly pressed the Qing government for ... More


“Superseding the Six Companies”: The Qing Legation, 1878–1890

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/9780824832742.003.0006
Subject:
History, Asian History

This chapter examines the Chinese Six Companies’ cooperation with the nascent Qing legation as the latter pursued its objectives in the United States during the period 1878–1890. In order to ... More


Stepping Forth into the World: The Chinese Educational Mission to the United States, 1872-81

Edward J. M. Rhoads

Published in print:
2011
Published Online:
September 2011
ISBN:
9789888028863
eISBN:
9789882207424
Item type:
book
Publisher:
Hong Kong University Press
DOI:
10.5790/hongkong/9789888028863.001.0001
Subject:
History, Asian History

The Chinese Educational Mission was one of the earliest efforts at educational modernization in China. As part of the Self-Strengthening Movement, the Qing government sent 120 students to New England ... More


“As Skilled in Dialectics”: The Qing Legation, 1890–1906

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/9780824832742.003.0007
Subject:
History, Asian History

This chapter examines the inroads made by the Chinese Six Companies and the Qing legation in the field of diplomacy in the United States during the period 1890–1906. The Chinese diplomats won acclaim ... More


Epilogue: New Tears for New Times: The Famine Revisited

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/9780520253025.003.0011
Subject:
History, Asian History

This chapter brings the story of the famine up to the present by introducing a colorful drama about the 1877 disaster that is now performed for tourists who visit the walled city of Pingyao in ... More


Introduction

Edward J. M. Rhoads

in Stepping Forth into the World: The Chinese Educational Mission to the United States, 1872-81

Published in print:
2011
Published Online:
September 2011
ISBN:
9789888028863
eISBN:
9789882207424
Item type:
chapter
Publisher:
Hong Kong University Press
DOI:
10.5790/hongkong/9789888028863.003.0001
Subject:
History, Asian History

This chapter discusses the history of the Chinese Educational Mission (CEM) in the United States (1872–1881). It states that the CEM was a project of the late Qing government, in which 120 boys were ... More


Conclusion

Edward J. M. Rhoads

in Stepping Forth into the World: The Chinese Educational Mission to the United States, 1872-81

Published in print:
2011
Published Online:
September 2011
ISBN:
9789888028863
eISBN:
9789882207424
Item type:
chapter
Publisher:
Hong Kong University Press
DOI:
10.5790/hongkong/9789888028863.003.0013
Subject:
History, Asian History

The Chinese Educational Mission (CEM) to the United States in the 1870s was a transnational undertaking and was the first and the most ambitious of the four study abroad programs that the Qing ... More


The Immigration of Chinese Children and the Chinese Question

Wendy Rouse Jorae

in The Children of Chinatown: Growing Up Chinese American in San Francisco, 1850-1920

Published in print:
2009
Published Online:
July 2014
ISBN:
9780807833131
eISBN:
9781469605371
Item type:
chapter
Publisher:
University of North Carolina Press
DOI:
10.5149/9780807898581_jorae.5
Subject:
History, Asian History

This chapter shows that the vast majority of Chinese immigrants to the United States in the nineteenth century came from the Guangdong province in southeastern China. In the mid-nineteenth century, ... More


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