The Resource Breaking with the past : the Maritime Customs Service and the global origins of modernity in China, Hans van de Ven

Breaking with the past : the Maritime Customs Service and the global origins of modernity in China, Hans van de Ven

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Breaking with the past : the Maritime Customs Service and the global origins of modernity in China
Title
Breaking with the past
Title remainder
the Maritime Customs Service and the global origins of modernity in China
Statement of responsibility
Hans van de Ven
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Author
Subject
Genre
Language
  • eng
  • eng
Summary
From 1854 to 1952, the Chinese Maritime Customs Service delivered one-third to one-half of all revenue available to China's central authorities. Much more than a tax collector, the institution managed China's harbors and surveyed the Chinese coast. It oversaw a college training Chinese diplomats; translated legal, philosophical, economic, and scientific documents; organized contributions to international exhibitions; and pioneered China's modern postal system. After the 1911 Revolution, the agency began managing China's international loans and domestic bond issues, and in the 1930s, it cr
Cataloging source
MiAaPQ
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Van de Ven, Hans J
Dewey number
  • 382
  • 382.7095109041
  • 382/.7095109041
Illustrations
illustrations
Index
index present
Language note
English
LC call number
HJ7071
LC item number
.V35 2014
Literary form
non fiction
Nature of contents
  • dictionaries
  • bibliography
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  • Customs administration
  • China
  • China
  • China
Label
Breaking with the past : the Maritime Customs Service and the global origins of modernity in China, Hans van de Ven
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Publication
Copyright
Note
Description based upon print version of record
Bibliography note
Includes bibliographical references and index
Carrier category
online resource
Carrier category code
cr
Content category
text
Content type code
txt
Contents
Table of Contents; List of Illustrations; List of Graphs and Tables; Conventions; Introduction; 1. The Birth of a Chameleon; 2. Robert Hart's Panopticon; 3. The Customs Service During the Self-Strengthening Movement, 1870-1895; 4. The Rise of the Bond Markets: The Customs Service Becomes a Debt Collector, 1895-1914; 5. Imperium in Imperio; Illustrations; 6. Tariff Nation, Smugglers' Nation: The Customs Service in the Nanjing Decade, 1929-1937; 7. Maintaining Integrity, 1937-1949; Epilogue: Echoes and Shadows; Notes; Bibliography; Index
Dimensions
unknown
Extent
1 online resource (427 p.)
Form of item
online
Isbn
9780231510523
Media category
computer
Media type code
c
Specific material designation
remote
System control number
  • (CKB)2670000000518461
  • (EBL)1603578
  • (SSID)ssj0001111486
  • (PQKBManifestationID)12444646
  • (PQKBTitleCode)TC0001111486
  • (PQKBWorkID)11156414
  • (PQKB)10893336
  • (StDuBDS)EDZ0000744845
  • (MiAaPQ)EBC1603578
  • (EXLCZ)992670000000518461
Label
Breaking with the past : the Maritime Customs Service and the global origins of modernity in China, Hans van de Ven
Publication
Copyright
Note
Description based upon print version of record
Bibliography note
Includes bibliographical references and index
Carrier category
online resource
Carrier category code
cr
Content category
text
Content type code
txt
Contents
Table of Contents; List of Illustrations; List of Graphs and Tables; Conventions; Introduction; 1. The Birth of a Chameleon; 2. Robert Hart's Panopticon; 3. The Customs Service During the Self-Strengthening Movement, 1870-1895; 4. The Rise of the Bond Markets: The Customs Service Becomes a Debt Collector, 1895-1914; 5. Imperium in Imperio; Illustrations; 6. Tariff Nation, Smugglers' Nation: The Customs Service in the Nanjing Decade, 1929-1937; 7. Maintaining Integrity, 1937-1949; Epilogue: Echoes and Shadows; Notes; Bibliography; Index
Dimensions
unknown
Extent
1 online resource (427 p.)
Form of item
online
Isbn
9780231510523
Media category
computer
Media type code
c
Specific material designation
remote
System control number
  • (CKB)2670000000518461
  • (EBL)1603578
  • (SSID)ssj0001111486
  • (PQKBManifestationID)12444646
  • (PQKBTitleCode)TC0001111486
  • (PQKBWorkID)11156414
  • (PQKB)10893336
  • (StDuBDS)EDZ0000744845
  • (MiAaPQ)EBC1603578
  • (EXLCZ)992670000000518461

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