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Codifying Extraterritoriality: The Chinese “Unequal Treaties”

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/9780199792054.003.0002
Subject:
History, Asian History, World Modern History

This chapter charts the evolution of jurisdiction over foreigners in Qing China from the late nineteenth century through the Sino-British “Chefoo Convention” of 1876, which was the last British ... More


Constructing Loss: Repealing the Unequal Treaties in Siam

Shane Strate

in The Lost Territories: Thailand's History of National Humiliation

Published in print:
2015
Published Online:
November 2016
ISBN:
9780824838911
eISBN:
9780824869717
Item type:
chapter
Publisher:
University of Hawai'i Press
DOI:
10.21313/hawaii/9780824838911.003.0002
Subject:
History, Asian History

The roots of National Humiliation begin to take hold during Siam’s efforts to revise the unequal treaties following World War I. Legal scholars argued that the Franco-Siamese treaty of 1893 placed ... More


The Emergence of the French Religious Protectorate in China

Ernest P. Young

in Ecclesiastical Colony: China's Catholic Church and the French Religious Protectorate

Published in print:
2013
Published Online:
May 2013
ISBN:
9780199924622
eISBN:
9780199332908
Item type:
chapter
Publisher:
Oxford University Press
DOI:
10.1093/acprof:oso/9780199924622.003.0001
Subject:
History, History of Religion, World Modern History

This chapter briefly treats the earlier history of Catholicism in China. Despite proscription of Christianity by the Chinese government from 1724 to 1844, that history left a considerable legacy of ... More


The American Enemy

Peter Duus and Kenji Hasegawa

in Rediscovering America: Japanese Perspectives on the American Century

Published in print:
2011
Published Online:
March 2012
ISBN:
9780520268432
eISBN:
9780520950375
Item type:
chapter
Publisher:
University of California Press
DOI:
10.1525/california/9780520268432.003.0005
Subject:
History, American History: 20th Century

This chapter discusses the diplomatic and economic relations between Japan and the United States from the 1920s, which were relatively tranquil, despite a rash of fictional accounts of future wars ... More


The Best of the Chinese and of the Western: Legal-Judicial Reform in the Late Qing, 1901–1911

Xiaoqun Xu

in Heaven Has Eyes: Law and Justice in Chinese History

Published in print:
2020
Published Online:
August 2020
ISBN:
9780190060046
eISBN:
9780190060077
Item type:
chapter
Publisher:
Oxford University Press
DOI:
10.1093/oso/9780190060046.003.0005
Subject:
History, Asian History, Political History

Chapter 4 introduces the conflicts arising in the eighteenth and nineteenth centuries between the Qing dynasty and Western powers over Chinese law and justice that contributed to the Opium Wars and ... More


Ottoman Turkey and Qing China: Response and Decline (1774–1937)

Michael A. Reynolds and Rana Mitter

in The Oxford World History of Empire: Volume Two: The History of Empires

Published in print:
2021
Published Online:
December 2021
ISBN:
9780197532768
eISBN:
9780197532799
Item type:
chapter
Publisher:
Oxford University Press
DOI:
10.1093/oso/9780197532768.003.0039
Subject:
History, World Medieval History

The late Ottoman Empire and Qing China were both imperial states that were weakened by their relationship with the changing Western world. In 1839, the Ottoman Empire embarked on the Tanzimat reforms ... More


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