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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
Creator
Author
Subject
Genre
Language
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
CNSPO
http://library.link/vocab/creatorName
Van de Ven, Hans J
Index
index present
Literary form
non fiction
Nature of contents
  • dictionaries
  • bibliography
http://library.link/vocab/subjectName
  • Customs administration
  • China
  • China
  • China
  • BUSINESS & ECONOMICS
  • BUSINESS & ECONOMICS
  • BUSINESS & ECONOMICS
  • POLITICAL SCIENCE
  • HISTORY
  • Customs administration
  • International economic relations
  • Diplomatic relations
  • China
Label
Breaking with the past : the Maritime Customs Service and the global origins of modernity in China, Hans van de Ven
Instantiates
Publication
Bibliography note
Includes bibliographical references and index
Carrier category
online resource
Carrier category code
  • cr
Carrier MARC source
rdacarrier
Content category
text
Content type code
  • txt
Content type MARC source
rdacontent
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
Control code
ocn872703469
Dimensions
unknown
Extent
1 online resource (xiv, 396 pages .)
Form of item
online
Isbn
9780231510523
Media category
computer
Media MARC source
rdamedia
Media type code
  • c
Note
JSTOR
http://library.link/vocab/ext/overdrive/overdriveId
  • 22573/ctt5m99nd
  • 4a094bbf-142f-4519-83ab-70f1afff9601
Specific material designation
remote
System control number
(OCoLC)872703469
Label
Breaking with the past : the Maritime Customs Service and the global origins of modernity in China, Hans van de Ven
Publication
Bibliography note
Includes bibliographical references and index
Carrier category
online resource
Carrier category code
  • cr
Carrier MARC source
rdacarrier
Content category
text
Content type code
  • txt
Content type MARC source
rdacontent
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
Control code
ocn872703469
Dimensions
unknown
Extent
1 online resource (xiv, 396 pages .)
Form of item
online
Isbn
9780231510523
Media category
computer
Media MARC source
rdamedia
Media type code
  • c
Note
JSTOR
http://library.link/vocab/ext/overdrive/overdriveId
  • 22573/ctt5m99nd
  • 4a094bbf-142f-4519-83ab-70f1afff9601
Specific material designation
remote
System control number
(OCoLC)872703469

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