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Chinese maritime customs.

L. R. Lund

Chinese maritime customs.

by L. R. Lund

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Published by Norsk tidsskrift for sjøvesen in Horten .
Written in English


Edition Notes

SeriesNorsk tidsskrift for sjøvesen -- 58:4
ContributionsChina. Hai kuan tsung shui wu ssu shu.
The Physical Object
Paginationp.p. 159-168
Number of Pages168
ID Numbers
Open LibraryOL21773094M

Book Description. This is an in-depth account of the Chinese Imperial Maritime Customs Service, a uniquely cosmopolitan institution established in the wake of China's defeat in the Opium Wars ( to 43), and a central feature of the Treaty Port system. Sir Robert Hart, 1st Baronet, GCMG (20 February – 20 September ) was a British diplomat and official in the Qing Chinese government, serving as the second Inspector-General of China's Imperial Maritime Custom Service (IMCS) from to Beginning as a student interpreter in the consular service, he arrived in China at the age of 19 and resided there for 54 years, except for.

Get this from a library! The Chinese Maritime Customs: an international service, [B E Foster Hall; National Maritime Museum (Great Britain)]. Find CHINA. THE MARITIME CUSTOMS. STATISTICAL SERIES: Nos. 3 and 4. RETURNS OF TRADE AND TRADE REPORTS Part III. by Statistical Department of the Inspectorate of General Customs.

Robert Hart's forty-five year administration of China's customs service was a unique achievement. In these letters Hart speaks to us directly from a time long past in China, but a time that may seem only yesterday to a Western reader. The result is a primary source for the history of modem China and the era of foreign privilege g sole responsibility for the Chinese Maritime Customs.   This is an in-depth account of the Chinese Imperial Maritime Customs Service, a uniquely cosmopolitan institution established in the wake of China's defeat in the Opium Wars ( to 43), and a central feature of the Treaty Port system. The British-dominated service was headed by the famous Robert Hart who founded a far-reaching customs administration that also encompassed other.


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Chinese maritime customs by L. R. Lund Download PDF EPUB FB2

It is recommended that this oral history be cited as follows: Chang Fu-yun, Reformer of the Chinese Maritime Customs, an oral history conducted, and by Blaine C. Gaustad and Rhoda Chang, Regional Oral History Office, The Bancroft Library, University of Author: Fu-Yun Chang.

Stanford Libraries' official online search tool for books, media, journals, databases, government documents and more. The Chinese Maritime Customs: an international service, in SearchWorks catalog.

Thomas P. Lyons, China Maritime Customs and China’s Trade Statistics, Trumansburg, NY: Willow Creek Press, viii + pp. + data and text files on CD. $ (paperback), ISBN: Reviewed for by Tim Wright, Chinese Studies, University of Sheffield.

China. The Maritime Customs. Service Series: No. Service List. Sixty-fifth issue (corrected to 1st June ). Issued for the Use of the Customs Service by Order of the Inspector General of Customs. Shanghai: Statistical Department of the Inspector General of Customs,   Was this the most ‘cosmopolitan’ of the memorials.

The second youngest of the Shanghai monuments at the time of their removal in September was the statue of Sir Robert Hart, Inspector-General (I.

G.) of the Chinese Maritime Customs Service from Designed by Henry Pegram, R.A., and unveiled on 25 Maythe Hart statue (赫德铜像) originally stood on the river.

- Buy China Maritime Customs and China's Trade Statistics book online at best prices in India on Read China Maritime Customs and China's Trade Statistics book reviews & author details and more at Free delivery on qualified : Thomas P.

Lyons. A plug: my former student Dr Catherine Ladds has just published her first book, Empire Careers: Working for the Chinese Customs Service, with Manchester University Press.

Over 5, British nationals served in the Customs, between and The service was an agency of the Chinese state, and so these foreign men worked as Chinese civil servants.

The set of microfilms draws on the rich archives of the Maritime Customs Service of China [Chinese Characters] and collects its Circulars [Chinese Characters] fromwhen the Maritime Customs Service was established, until the founding of the People’s Republic of China in Circulars were issued by the Service’s head, the Inspector.

A History of Chinese Maritime Activities Before the Tang dynasty, the administration of foreign trade was decentralized, and thus the control of customs regulations was in the hands of local officials. As a result, trade was quite free although official corruption sometimes became a problem.

Therefore, private merchant sector was not. in Peking: Letters of Robert Hart, Chinese Maritime Customs on *FREE* shipping on qualifying cturer: see notes for publisher info.

This book, however, based on extensive original research, considers the lower level staff of the Chinese Maritime Customs Service, and shows how the Chinese government, struggling to master Western expertise in many areas, pursued a deliberate policy of encouraging lower level staff to learn from their Western superiors with a view to eventually supplanting them, a policy which was Cited by: 6.

Today, as China looks to its pre-Communist past as a guide to its future, this is an important Bickers, author of The Scramble for China: Foreign Devils in the Qing Empire, –The Chinese Maritime Customs Service was central to China's interaction with a world being reshaped by imperialism and globalization afterand.

This book, however, based mostly totally on in depth distinctive evaluation, considers the lower diploma staff of the Chinese Maritime Customs Service, and reveals how the Chinese authorities, struggling to understand Western expertise in many areas, pursued a deliberate protection of encouraging lower diploma staff to review from their Western superiors with a view to finally supplanting them, a.

The Chinese Maritime Customs Service (until the Imperial Maritime Customs Service) The Chinese Maritime Customs Service was an international, although predominantly British-staffed bureaucracy (at senior levels) under the control of successive Chinese central governments from its founding inuntil January when the last foreign.

Recent studies on the history of the Chinese Maritime Customs. Bickers, Robert, 'Anglo-Japanese Relations in treaty port China: the case of the Chinese Maritime Customs Service, ' in Antony Best (ed.), The International History of East Asia, Ideology, Trade and the Quest for Order (London: Routledge, ), pp.

Bickers, Robert, '"Good work for China in every possible. Chinese Maritime Customs publications available online Since we commenced work on this project, digitization projects such as Google Books and others have scanned numerous books published by the Maritime Customs.

Between its founding in and its collapse inthe Chinese Maritime Customs Service delivered one-third to one-half of all revenue collected by China's central authorities.

Much more than a tax collector, the institution managed China's harbors, erected lighthouses, and surveyed the Chinese coast. The Chinese Maritime Customs Service was central to China's interaction with a world being reshaped by imperialism and globalization afterand at the same time it lay at the very heart of modern Chinese state-building.

China and the Modern World: Records of the Maritime Customs Service of China – provides an excellent primary source collection, mainly in English, for the study of China and its relations with the Imperial West in the late Qing and Republican periods.

This is answered through a long overdue reinterpretation of the significance of the often overlooked foreign-led state agency, the Chinese Maritime Customs Service (–).

The book comprises seven chapters, together with an introduction and an epilogue. The introduction explains the significance of the Customs Service as a middle house for Chinese and foreign contact. Britain's Imperial Cornerstone in China book.

The Chinese Maritime Customs Service, This is an in-depth account of the Chinese Imperial Maritime Customs Service, a uniquely cosmopolitan institution established in the wake of China's defeat in the Opium Wars ( to 43), and a central feature of the Treaty Port system.

Cited by: 2 To learn more about China from mpire to Republic: Records of the Maritime Customs Service of China –, visit ire Ina triad-connected group called the Small Swords seized control of the Chinese city of Shanghai, driving out the Chinese Customs collectors.Book Description.

The Chinese Maritime Customs Service, which was led by British staff, is often seen as one of the key agents of Western imperialism in China, the customs revenue being one of the major sources of Chinese government income but a source much of which was pledged to Western banks as the collateral for, and interests payments on, massive loans.