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Ulster Unionism since 1921

Iain Mclean and Alistair McMillan

in State of the Union

Published in print:
2005
Published Online:
February 2006
ISBN:
9780199258208
eISBN:
9780191603334
Item type:
chapter
Publisher:
Oxford University Press
DOI:
10.1093/0199258201.003.0006
Subject:
Political Science, UK Politics

This chapter examines the evolution of unionism in Northern Ireland since it unexpectedly and paradoxically found itself under Home Rule, which its leading politicians had raised a private army to ... More


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

Par Kristoffer Cassel

Published in print:
2012
Published Online:
May 2012
ISBN:
9780199792054
eISBN:
9780199932573
Item type:
book
Publisher:
Oxford University Press
DOI:
10.1093/acprof:oso/9780199792054.001.0001
Subject:
History, Asian History, World Modern History

This book reopens the question of consular jurisdiction and extraterritoriality in China and Japan. The book combines recent findings in Qing history on the nature of ethnicity and law with the ... More


New Imperialism and the War with Russia, 1895–1905

W. G. Beasley

in Japanese Imperialism 1894–1945

Published in print:
1991
Published Online:
October 2011
ISBN:
9780198221685
eISBN:
9780191678479
Item type:
chapter
Publisher:
Oxford University Press
DOI:
10.1093/acprof:oso/9780198221685.003.0006
Subject:
History, European Modern History

Japan's victory over China in 1894–5 at once undermined the stability of the treaty port system. The outcome in the years 1895–1900 was a compromise. One ingredient in it was the creation of spheres ... More


Sovereign Necropolis: The Politics of Death in Semi-Colonial Siam

Trais Pearson

Published in print:
2020
Published Online:
September 2020
ISBN:
9781501740152
eISBN:
9781501740176
Item type:
book
Publisher:
Cornell University Press
DOI:
10.7591/cornell/9781501740152.001.0001
Subject:
History, Asian History

By the 1890s, Siam (Thailand) was the last holdout against European imperialism in Southeast Asia. But the kingdom's exceptional status came with a substantial caveat: Bangkok, its bustling capital, ... More


A Disputed Presence in Late Qing and Early Republican China

Erik Esselstrom

in Crossing Empire's Edge: Foreign Ministry Police and Japanese Expansionism in Northeast Asia

Published in print:
2008
Published Online:
November 2016
ISBN:
9780824832315
eISBN:
9780824868932
Item type:
chapter
Publisher:
University of Hawai'i Press
DOI:
10.21313/hawaii/9780824832315.003.0002
Subject:
History, Asian History

This chapter examines the dispute between China and Japan over the propriety and fundamental legal legitimacy of the consular police established by the Japanese Ministry of Foreign Affairs in ... More


Bridge or Barrier: The Treaty-Port English-Language Press in China, 1920s

Shuge Wei

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

Published in print:
2017
Published Online:
September 2017
ISBN:
9789888390618
eISBN:
9789888390359
Item type:
chapter
Publisher:
Hong Kong University Press
DOI:
10.5790/hongkong/9789888390618.003.0002
Subject:
History, Asian History

Chapter 1 provides an overview of the treaty-port media environment in China. It sketches the background of the key British and American-owned English-language papers in China’s treaty ports, ... More


Translating Weisheng in Treaty-Port China

RUTH ROGASKI

in Hygienic Modernity: Meanings of Health and Disease in Treaty-Port China

Published in print:
2004
Published Online:
March 2012
ISBN:
9780520240018
eISBN:
9780520930605
Item type:
chapter
Publisher:
University of California Press
DOI:
10.1525/california/9780520240018.003.0005
Subject:
History, Asian History

This chapter provides a close reading of China's first translations that presented Western ways of hygiene under the rubric weisheng. “Fu Lanya” (John Fryer's Chinese moniker) had become almost ... More


To Control the Uncontrollable: The Nanjing Government’s International Propaganda Policies, 1928–1931

Shuge Wei

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

Published in print:
2017
Published Online:
September 2017
ISBN:
9789888390618
eISBN:
9789888390359
Item type:
chapter
Publisher:
Hong Kong University Press
DOI:
10.5790/hongkong/9789888390618.003.0004
Subject:
History, Asian History

Chapter 3 highlights the Nationalist government’s attempts to build an international propaganda system and to control the extraterritoriality-protected treaty-port papers from 1928 to 1932.The ... More


Treaty Port Tort

Trais Pearson

in Sovereign Necropolis: The Politics of Death in Semi-Colonial Siam

Published in print:
2020
Published Online:
September 2020
ISBN:
9781501740152
eISBN:
9781501740176
Item type:
chapter
Publisher:
Cornell University Press
DOI:
10.7591/cornell/9781501740152.003.0004
Subject:
History, Asian History

This chapter considers the kinds of legal and medicolegal disputes that arose when foreign residents sustained injuries on the tracks of the Bangkok Tramway Company. It looks at the kinds of ... More


Manipulating Identities: States and Opportunities in Xiamen

Soon Keong Ong

in Coming Home to a Foreign Country: Xiamen and Returned Overseas Chinese, 1843-1938

Published in print:
2021
Published Online:
January 2022
ISBN:
9781501756184
eISBN:
9781501756207
Item type:
chapter
Publisher:
Cornell University Press
DOI:
10.7591/cornell/9781501756184.003.0005
Subject:
History, Asian History

This chapter analyses the multifaceted identities of returned emigrants in Xiamen during its treaty port era through the lens of different power regimes — the Qing, Great Britain, Japan, and the ... More


Conditioned Arising

James Carter

in Heart of Buddha, Heart of China: The Life of Tanxu, a Twentieth-Century Monk

Published in print:
2010
Published Online:
January 2011
ISBN:
9780195398854
eISBN:
9780199894413
Item type:
chapter
Publisher:
Oxford University Press
DOI:
10.1093/acprof:oso/9780195398854.003.0005
Subject:
Religion, Buddhism

In Yingkou, the city where Tanxu began his serious study of Buddhism and decided to become a monk, Tanxu was persuaded to found a temple, eventually becoming the Surangama Temple. The project ... More


Defining Xiamen: Trade and Migration before the Opium War (1839–1842)

Soon Keong Ong

in Coming Home to a Foreign Country: Xiamen and Returned Overseas Chinese, 1843-1938

Published in print:
2021
Published Online:
January 2022
ISBN:
9781501756184
eISBN:
9781501756207
Item type:
chapter
Publisher:
Cornell University Press
DOI:
10.7591/cornell/9781501756184.003.0002
Subject:
History, Asian History

This chapter addresses the history and development of Xiamen. It presents a general overview of trade and migration through the port of Xiamen from the seventeenth to nineteenth centuries, ... More


Hong Kong Becomes Cosmopolitan

Patricia Lim

in Forgotten Souls: A Social History of the Hong Kong Cemetery

Published in print:
2011
Published Online:
September 2011
ISBN:
9789622099906
eISBN:
9789882207714
Item type:
chapter
Publisher:
Hong Kong University Press
DOI:
10.5790/hongkong/9789622099906.003.0018
Subject:
Society and Culture, Asian Studies

This chapter discusses how Hong Kong became cosmopolitan. It can be noted that by 1865 the country no longer occupied the premier position on the China Coast, because there were other treaty ports ... 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


Coming Home to a Foreign Country: Xiamen and Returned Overseas Chinese, 1843-1938

Soon Keong Ong

Published in print:
2021
Published Online:
January 2022
ISBN:
9781501756184
eISBN:
9781501756207
Item type:
book
Publisher:
Cornell University Press
DOI:
10.7591/cornell/9781501756184.001.0001
Subject:
History, Asian History

This book explores the unique position of the treaty port Xiamen (Amoy) within the China–Southeast Asia migrant circuit and examines its role in the creation of Chinese diasporas. The book addresses ... More


Shaping a New Profession: Japanese Encounters with International Law, c. 1600–1900

Andrew Cobbing

in Crafting the International Order: Practitioners and Practices of International Law since c.1800

Published in print:
2021
Published Online:
June 2021
ISBN:
9780198863830
eISBN:
9780191896170
Item type:
chapter
Publisher:
Oxford University Press
DOI:
10.1093/oso/9780198863830.003.0002
Subject:
Law, Public International Law

Not until the nineteenth century were the Japanese forced to confront and engage with the European conception of international law. In East Asia a Sinocentric regional order had governed their ... More


Shadowed by the Sun: The Mukden Incident and the Shanghai Incident

Shuge Wei

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

Published in print:
2017
Published Online:
September 2017
ISBN:
9789888390618
eISBN:
9789888390359
Item type:
chapter
Publisher:
Hong Kong University Press
DOI:
10.5790/hongkong/9789888390618.003.0005
Subject:
History, Asian History

Chapter 4 analyses how English-language newspapers controlled by China and Japan defended their cases during the Mukden and Shanghai incidents. Drawing on the experiences of the Jinan Incident, ... More


Beyond the Front Line: The Jinan Incident

Shuge Wei

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

Published in print:
2017
Published Online:
September 2017
ISBN:
9789888390618
eISBN:
9789888390359
Item type:
chapter
Publisher:
Hong Kong University Press
DOI:
10.5790/hongkong/9789888390618.003.0003
Subject:
History, Asian History

Chapter 2 examines China and Japan’s confrontation in the English-language press during the Jinan Incident in May 1928. Japan’s swift, consistent and intensive reporting about the event drowned out ... More


Friend or Foe: The Amō Doctrine

Shuge Wei

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

Published in print:
2017
Published Online:
September 2017
ISBN:
9789888390618
eISBN:
9789888390359
Item type:
chapter
Publisher:
Hong Kong University Press
DOI:
10.5790/hongkong/9789888390618.003.0007
Subject:
History, Asian History

Chapter 6 employs discourse analysis of the response to the statement of the Amō Doctrine (1934) in the English-language press as a case study to reflect a highly contentious and disunited media ... More


The Opening of Trade and the Debt Crisis: 1771–1781

Paul A. Van Dyke and Maria Kar-wing Mok

in Images of the Canton Factories 1760-1822: Reading History in Art

Published in print:
2015
Published Online:
May 2016
ISBN:
9789888208555
eISBN:
9789888313778
Item type:
chapter
Publisher:
Hong Kong University Press
DOI:
10.5790/hongkong/9789888208555.003.0002
Subject:
History, Asian History

Chapter 2 then covers the period following the disbanding of the Co-hong and the opening of trade from 1771 to 1781. The resulting debt crisis that emerged in the late 1770s had an impact on the ... More


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