Robert Hart and China's Early Modernization (BOK)

Robert Hart and China's Early Modernization (BOK)

Katherine F Bruner

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As the Ch'ing government's Inspector General of the Maritime Customs Service, Robert Hart was one of the most influential Westerners 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. The authors interweave the segments of Hart's journals with narratives describing the contemporary Chinese scene and recount Hart's responses to the many challenges of establishing a Western-style organization within a Chinese milieu.

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Språk Engelsk Engelsk Innbinding Innbundet
Utgitt 1991 Forfatter Katherine F Bruner
Forlag
HARVARD UNIVERSITY PRESS
ISBN 9780674775305
Antall sider 600 Dimensjoner 16,4cm x 23,8cm x 4,1cm
Vekt 930 gram Leverandør Bertram Trading Ltd