This book presents a wide range of new research on the Chinese treaty ports – the key strategic places on China’s coast where in the late nineteenth and twentieth centuries various foreign powers controlled, through "unequal treaties", whole cities or parts of cities, outside the jurisdiction of...
To Be Published December 31st 2015 by Routledge
Knowledge, Literature and Cultures
This book presents a range of new research on British-Chinese cultural relations in the period from Britain’s first intensive contacts with China through to the 1940s. Topics covered include changing British representations of China, including in literature and film, formal cultural and artistic...
To Be Published October 31st 2015 by Routledge
Empire, Finance and War
This book presents a range of new research on British-Chinese relations in the period from Britain’s first imperial intervention in China in 1839 up to the 1960s. The book questions what 'Chinese-British relations' actually meant in practice in China, in Britain, and in its empire, and challenges...
To Be Published July 13th 2015 by Routledge
Describes the exceptional wealth of missionary archives and the major contributions they can make not only to the study of the processes of Christian evangelism and Western imperialism but also their value in documenting and analysing the nature of Western encounters with indigenous societies....
Published November 29th 1995 by Routledge