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Maiden voyage the Senzaimaru and the creation of modern Sino-Japanese relations

Author: Joshua A Fogel
Publisher: Oakland, California University of California Press 2014
Series: Philip E. Lilienthal Asian studies imprint
Edition/Format:   Print book : EnglishView all editions and formats
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"After centuries of virtual isolation, during which time international sea travel was forbidden outside of Japan's immediate fishing shores, Japanese shogunal authorities in 1862 made the unprecedented decision to launch an official delegation to China by sea. Concerned by the fast-changing global environment, they had witnessed the ever-increasing number of incursions into Asia by European powers-not the least of  Read more...
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Material Type: Internet resource
Document Type: Book, Internet Resource
All Authors / Contributors: Joshua A Fogel
ISBN: 9780520283305 0520283309 9780520959170 0520959175
OCLC Number: 935408309
Description: ix, 301 Seiten 24 cm
Contents: List of Illustrations Introduction: Situating 1862 in History and Shanghai in 1862 1. The Armistice, Shanghai, and the Facilitator 2. Japanese Plans and the Scene in Nagasaki 3. Getting to Nagasaki, Loading Cargo, and the Voyage to Shanghai 4. Coming to Terms with the City of Shanghai and Its Inhabitants 5. Westerners in Shanghai: The Chinese Malaise 6. Opium, Christianity, and the Taipings 7. Dealings with the Chinese Authorities 8. Preparing for the Trip Home 9. Subsequent Missions to China in the Late Edo Period 10. The Senzaimaru in Fiction and Film Conclusion: The Senzaimaru in History Appendix: Japanese and Chinese Texts Notes Glossary Bibliography Index
Series Title: Philip E. Lilienthal Asian studies imprint
Other Titles: Senzai Maru and the creation of modern Sino-Japanese relations
Senzaimaru and the creation of modern Sino-Japanese relations
Responsibility: Joshua A. Fogel

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