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  1. Treaty Ports in Modern China

    Edited by Robert Bickers, Isabella Jackson

    Series: Routledge Studies in the Modern History of Asia

    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 July 30th 2015 by Routledge

  2. Britain-China Cultural Relations, 1830-1950

    Knowledge, Literature and Cultures

    Edited by Robert Bickers, Ross Forman

    Series: Routledge Studies in the Modern History of Asia

    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 July 30th 2015 by Routledge

  3. Britain and China, 1840-1970

    Empire, Finance and War

    Edited by Robert Bickers, Jonathan Howlett

    Series: Routledge Studies in the Modern History of Asia

    This book presents a range of new research on British-Chinese relations in the period from Britain’s first imperial intervention in China up to the 1960s. Topics covered include economic issues including finance, investment and Chinese labour in British territories, questions of perceptions on both...

    To Be Published June 29th 2015 by Routledge

  4. Missionary Encounters

    By Robert A. Bickers, Rosemary Seton

    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 28th 1995 by Routledge

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