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Hosea Ballou Morse - The International Relations of the Chinese Empire - 9781784531331 - V9781784531331
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The International Relations of the Chinese Empire

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Description for The International Relations of the Chinese Empire Hardcover. Essential reading for an understanding of economic and political relations between China and the West in the nineteenth century. BIC Classification: 1FPC; 3JH; HBJF; JPS; KCZ. Category: (UP) Postgraduate, Research & Scholarly. Dimension: 234 x 156 x 25. .
Originally published between 1908 and 1918, this five-volume set offers an unparalleled account of trade and economic life in China in the 19th century from a Western perspective. The first three volumes analyse the history of China’s relations with the West between 1834 and 1911. Key issues include the increase in foreign control over China and the attempts of the Chinese government to respond, the rise of Japan in Asia, and the final demise of the Qing Empire. Volume 4 (Trade and Administration of China) and Volume 5 (The Gilds of China) provide a first-hand account of ... Read more

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Bloomsbury Publishing PLC United Kingdom
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About Hosea Ballou Morse
Hosea Ballou Morse (1855-1934) spent thirty-five years in China working for the Chinese Maritime Customs Service as Commissioner and Statistical Secretary. He held posts in different parts of China, including Shanghai, the centre of western commercial and political influence in China. He was involved in diplomatic negotiations in the Sino-Japanese war, representing both the Qing government and ... Read more

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