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The Customs Service During the Self-Strengthening Movement, 1870–1895

Hans van de Ven

in Breaking with the Past: The Maritime Customs Service and the Global Origins of Modernity in China

Published in print:
2014
Published Online:
November 2015
ISBN:
9780231137386
eISBN:
9780231510523
Item type:
chapter
Publisher:
Columbia University Press
DOI:
10.7312/columbia/9780231137386.003.0004
Subject:
History, Asian History

The Self-Strengthening Movement began in the 1860s as a Qing effort to acquire the military means to resist European empires. This chapter considers aspects of the role of the Customs Service that ... More


Shipping and Military Power in the Seven Years War: The Sails of Victory

David Syrett

Published in print:
2008
Published Online:
May 2014
ISBN:
9780859897860
eISBN:
9781781380710
Item type:
book
Publisher:
Liverpool University Press
DOI:
10.5949/liverpool/9780859897860.0001.0001
Subject:
History, European Early Modern History

The Seven Years' War was the most successful in British history, with naval supremacy triumphantly asserted over France and Spain, and a vast new overseas empire conquered. This is the story of the ... More


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