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by Parks M. Coble


These journal entries continue the sequence begun in Entering China's Service and cover the years when Hart .

These journal entries continue the sequence begun in Entering China's Service and cover the years when Hart was setting up Customs procedures, establishing a modus operandi with the Ch'ing bureaucracy, and inspecting the treaty ports. They culminate in Hart's return visit to Europe with the Pin-ch'un Mission and his marriage in Northern Ireland. Lists with This Book. This book is not yet featured on Listopia.

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Parks M. Coble, Robert Hart. As the Ch'ing government's Inspector General of the Maritime Customs Service, Robert Hart was the most influential Westerner in China for half a century. These journal entries continue the sequence begun in Entering China's Service and cover the years when Hart was setting up Customs procedures, establishing a modus operandi with the Ch'ing bureaucracy, and inspecting the treaty ports.

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Robert hart’s journals from 1863 to 1866-the substance of this volume-will speak with many voices as historians come to use them. What do they say to us now? Let us lay out a few broad perspectives. In chapter 1, we see a Sino-foreign, and more specifically an Anglo-Ch’ing, partnership taking shape in the early 1860s. Victorian Britain begins to play a role in the power structure of the newly semi-colonial late Ch’ing empire. An Anglo-Ch’ing sea-and-land condominium is created by British sea power on the China coast. They culminate in Hart's return visit to Europe with the Pinch'un Mission and his marriage in Northern Ireland. Robert Hart and China's Early Modernization.

Format: Book; ISBN: 0674775309; LOC call number: HJ7071. A3 H373 1991; Published: Cambridge, Mass. Published by the Council on East Assian Studies, Harvard University : Distributed by the Harvard University Press, 1991. Robert Hart and China's Early Modernization: His Journals, 1863-1866.

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Home Hart, Robert Entering China's Service: Robert Hart's Journals 1854-1863;. Robert Hart was one of those empire builders of the Victorian age who had a long and nearly uninterrupted experience in China, from 1854, when as a young Irishman from Belfast he landed in Ningpo, until 1908, when as a man in his seventies he finally retired to England.

His Journals, 1863–1866. They culminate in Hart’s return visit to Europe with the Pin-ch’un Mission and his marriage in Northern Ireland. These journal entries continue the sequence begun in Entering China’s Service and cover the years when Hart was setting up Customs procedures, establishing a modus operandi with the Ch’ing bureaucracy, and inspecting the treaty ports. They culminate in Hart’s return visit to Europe with the Pin-ch’un Mission and his marriage in Northern Ireland

As the Ch’ing government’s Inspector General of the Maritime Customs Service, Robert Hart was the most influential Westerner in China for half a century. These journal entries continue the sequence begun in Entering China’s Service and cover the years when Hart was setting up Customs procedures, establishing a modus operandi with the Ch’ing bureaucracy, and inspecting the treaty ports. They culminate in Hart’s return visit to Europe with the Pin-ch’un Mission and his marriage in Northern Ireland.

Richard Smith, John King Fairbank, and Katherine Bruner interleave the segments of Hart’s journals with lively narratives describing the contemporary Chinese scene and recounting Hart’s responses to the many challenges of establishing a Western-style organization within a Chinese milieu.

Robert Hart and China’s Early Modernization: His Journals, 1863–1866 ebook
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