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Europe and the Far East 1506–1912


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  • Date Published: June 2013
  • availability: Available
  • format: Paperback
  • isbn: 9781107647541

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  • First published in 1913, as the second edition of a 1904 original, this book forms part of the Cambridge Historical Series. It presents an attempt 'to give a connected history of the relations which have prevailed between the nations of the West and the Empires of China, Japan, Annam, and Siam'. The text begins with a discussion of early interactions between East and West, before moving through to events of the early twentieth century. A detailed bibliography is also included. This book will be of value to anyone with an interest in historiography and perspectives on the history of East-West relations.

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    • Date Published: June 2013
    • format: Paperback
    • isbn: 9781107647541
    • length: 502 pages
    • dimensions: 203 x 127 x 28 mm
    • weight: 0.54kg
    • availability: Available
  • Table of Contents

    1. Early intercourse between the East and West
    2. A sketch of China
    3. The trade at Canton
    4. The first Chinese war
    5. The second Chinese war
    6. The renewal of hostilities
    7. The T'aip'ing rebellion
    8. Missionary riots
    9. The opening of Japan
    10. The revolution in Japan
    11. The murder of Margary
    12. The Kuldja difficulty - the French in Annam
    13. Burma, Korea, and Tibet
    14. Industrial and other innovations in China
    15. The reform movement in China
    16. The Chino-Japanese war
    17. Reform and reaction in China
    18. Relations between Annam and the West
    19. Relations between Siam and the West
    20. Origin of the Russo-Japanese war
    21. China and Japan, 1905–11
    Appendix 1. On Chinese geographical terms
    Appendix 2. Anglo-Japanese treaties, 1905, 1911

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