Britain and China, 1840-1970 : empire, finance and war

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Full title: Britain and China, 1840-1970 : empire, finance and war / edited by Robert Bickers and Jonathan J. Howlett.
Main Authors: Bickers, Robert A., (Author, Editor)
, Howlett, Jonathan J., (Author, Editor)
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Table of Contents:
  • "The usual intercourse of nations": the British in pre-Opium War Canton / John M. Carroll
  • British intervention in the Taiping Rebellion / Stephen R. Platt
  • Britain and China, and India, 1830s-1947 / Robert Bickers
  • The interest of our colonies seems to have been largely overlooked: colonial Australia and Anglo-Chinese relations / Benjamin Mountford
  • "Coolies" or "Huagong?": Conflicting British and Chinese attitudes towards Chinese contract workers in World War One France / Paul J. Bailey
  • Sino-British relations in railway construction: state, imperialism and local elites, 1905-1911 / Koji Hirata
  • Foreign investment in modern China: an analysis with a focus on British interests / Chen Qianping
  • Curative finance: Francis Aglen, bond markets, and the early republic, 1911-1928 / Hans van de Ven
  • Expansion and defence in the international settlement at Shanghai / Isabella Jackson
  • Nationalistic enthusiasm versus imperialist sophistication: Britain from Chiang Kai-Shek's perspective / Sherman Lai
  • Decolonisation in China, 1949-1959 / Jonathan J. Howlett.