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Author Brunero, Donna.

Title Britain's imperial cornerstone in China : the Chinese maritime customs service, 1854-1949 / Donna Brunero.

Publication Info. London ; New York : Routledge, 2006.


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Description 1 online resource (xiv, 200 pages).
Series Routledge studies in the modern history of Asia ; 36
Routledge studies in the modern history of Asia ; 36.
Bibliography Includes bibliographical references (pages 161-195) and index.
Note Print version record.
Contents Book Cover; Half-Title; Series Title; Title; Copyright; Contents; Illustrations; Preface; Acknowledgements; Abbreviations; 1 Introduction; 2 An institutional review; 3 Gunboats and revenue, 1923-7; 4 Nationalist ascendancy and the politics of being Inspector General; 5 Charting a new course; 6 A Service in decline; 7 'Steadfast and fearlessly persistent'; Notes; Bibliography; Index.
Summary This book provides an overview of the Chinese Imperial Maritime Customs Service, focussing especially on its later years and in particular on the experiences of the foreign administration.
Subject China. Hai guan zong shui wu si shu.
Great Britain -- Foreign relations -- China.
China -- Foreign relations -- Great Britain.
Great Britain -- Foreign relations -- 19th century.
MEDICAL -- Public Health.
Diplomatic relations. (OCoLC)fst01907412
China. (OCoLC)fst01206073
Great Britain. (OCoLC)fst01204623
Chronological Term 1800-1899
Other Form: Print version: Brunero, Donna. Britain's imperial cornerstone in China. London ; New York : Routledge, 2006 0415326192 (DLC) 2005018916 (OCoLC)60824205
Standard No. 10.4324/9780203315125 doi
ISBN 020331512X (electronic bk.)
9780203315125 (electronic bk.)
0415326192 (hbk.)
9780415326193 (hbk.)
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