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China"s unequal treaties

Dong Wang

China"s unequal treaties

narrating national history

by Dong Wang

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Published by Lexington Books in Lanham, MD .
Written in English


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StatementDong Wang.
Classifications
LC ClassificationsDS
The Physical Object
Paginationx, 179 p. ;
Number of Pages179
ID Numbers
Open LibraryOL22720446M
ISBN 100739112082

The Discourse of Unequal Treaties in Modern China1 Dong Wang The Discourse of Unequal Treaties in Modern China Janu , the Sino-American Treaty for the Relinquishment of Extraterritorial Rights in China and the Regulations of Related Matters was signed in Washington by Wei Daoming, Chinese ambassador to the US, and Cordell Hull, the. The Book of Rites, a Confucian classic text, describes the ruler’s role not as administrator or lawmaker, but as that of role model: “The demeanor of the son of Heaven15 should be characterized China's Unequal Treaties. The (, (“rule of law”),) : Mitchell Chan.

Book Description. 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 the Chinese authorities. THE UNEQUAL TREATIES "The Treaties which created this ituation \\ere an in fri ngemen t upon the sovereignty of China. They can not he defended in international law or upon tho e prin­ ciples of comity which hould govern the relation bet\\een free and independent State."-Honorable.

  The Treaty of Nerchinsk was the first formal treaty between China and any European power. The Treaty of Nerchinsk was basically a pragmatic border arrangement. It was eventually succeeded by the Treaty of Kyakhta of , negotiated on the initiative of the Kangxi Emperor and of Peter the Great, who launched the expedition that negotiated it. In the first of the so-called "unequal treaties," China was forced to cede control of Hong Kong to the British. The century has a formal end that suits official propaganda: The founding of the.


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Understanding a country's history is a vital way of understanding its :   In Unequal Treaties and China, author Wang Jianlang looks at how history has affected the nation and how those unequal treaties from foreign powers have shaped China's policies even up until the modern : Enrich Professional Publishing.

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Although this expression has occupied a central position in both Chinese collective memory and Chinese and English historiographies, this is the first book to offer an in-depth examination of China’s encounters with the outside world as manifested in the rhetoric surrounding the Unequal : China-Underground.

The “unequal treaties” and the treaty ports are two intricately linked elements of modern China’s experience with the world from to and beyond. The legal framework of treaty ports was rooted and developed in a series of documents signed between China and foreign countries that are considered by the Chinese to be unfair treaties.

These chapters on China's treaty relations and the modern Chinese objections to the foreigner's status in China were written with a view to local publication in a Far Eastern journal only, and were therefore addressed to a reading public with as much knowledge of standard authorities and as easy access to books of reference on the subject as the author enjoyed; so there is much less reference.

Unequal treaty, in Chinese history, any of a series of treaties and agreements in which China was forced to concede many of its territorial and sovereignty rights. Although this expression has occupied a central position in both Chinese collective memory and Chinese and English historiographies, this is the first book to offer an in-depth examination of China's encounters with the outside world as manifested in the rhetoric surrounding the Unequal Treaties/5(5).

Wang Jianlang's book provides a vivid and well documented account of the ignominious origins and early development of the unequal treaty system in China, demonstrating why the Chinese government and its citizens considered the return of Hong Kong to the Mainland in to symbolize the "washing away of one hundred years of national shame."--Richard J Smith "George and Nancy Rupp Professor of Format: Hardcover.

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When Japan seized Korea init also nullified the unequal treaties between the Joseon government and various western powers. The majority of China's unequal treaties lasted until the Second Sino-Japanese War, which began in ; the western powers abrogated most of the agreements by the end of World War II.

Great Britain, however, retained Hong Kong until Author: Kallie Szczepanski. Although this expression has occupied a central position in both Chinese collective memory and Chinese and English historiographies, this is the first book to offer an in-depth examination of China's encounters with the outside world as manifested in Brand: Lexington Books.

Start studying China-Opium War and Unequal Treaties. Learn vocabulary, terms, and more with flashcards, games, and other study tools. The first treaty between China and Great Britain termed "unequal" was the Treaty of Nanjing in Following Qing China's defeat, treaties with Britain opened up five ports to foreign trade, while also allowing foreign missionaries, at least in theory, to reside within : 불평등 조약.

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A humiliating period For the Chinese the term “Unequal Treaties” characterises the terms of surrender imposed by the gunboat diplomacy of the European powers and Japan between and Under these treaties, China was forced to change its laws, pay huge indemnities and grant concessions (i.e.

control of some of its cities, ports and [ ]. Yet, although the treaties signed in – undoubtedly established the major pillars of foreign imperialism in China, the immediate effects were not far‐reaching. Nor were the “unequal treaties” unprecedented. The Nanjing Treaty was modeled on an unequal treaty signed between China and the central Asian Khanate of Kokand in Author: Catherine Ladds.

Wang Jianlang's book provides a vivid and well documented account of the ignominious origins and early development of the unequal treaty system in China, demonstrating why the Chinese government and its citizens considered the return of Hong Kong to the Mainland in to symbolize the "washing away of one hundred years of national shame."--Richard J Smith "George and Nancy Rupp Professor of.

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It began what China calls the “Century of Humiliation,” when foreign powers forced weak Chinese governments to cede territory and sign unequal treaties. Britain and France waged a .China's Unequal Treaties offers a study, based on primary sources, of the linguistic development and polemical uses of the expression "Unequal Treaties" to refer to .