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Boundaries and beyond : China's maritime Southeast in late imperial times = Geng hai : Ming Qing dong nan hai yu chuan tong fan li de yi wei / Ng Chin-Keong.

Author/creator Ng, Chin-Keong
Other author/creatorNUS Press.
Format Electronic and Book
Publication InfoSingapore : NUS Press, [2017]
Descriptionxiv, 499 pages, 3 pages of plates : maps ; 24 cm
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Portion of title China's maritime Southeast in late imperial times
Parallel title Geng hai : Ming Qing dong nan hai yu chuan tong fan li de yi wei
Contents Part One: Maritime East Asia in Historical Perspective -- 1. Commodity and Market: Structure of the Long-distance Trade in the East Asian Seas and Beyond Prior to the Early Nineteenth Century 3 -- Part Two: Between "Us" and "Them" -- 2. Maritime Frontiers, Territorial Expansion and Haifang (Coastal Defense) during the Late Ming and High Qing -- 3. Trade, the Sea Prohibition and the "Folangji", 1513-50 -- 4. Treaties, Politics and the Limits of Local Diplomacy in Fuzhou in the Early 1850s -- 5. "Shooting the Eagle": Lin Changyi's Agony in the Wake of the Opium War -- 6. Information and Knowledge: Qing China's Perceptions of the Maritime World in the Eighteenth Century -- Part Three: Pushing the Traditional Boundaries -- 7. The Changing Landscape in Rural South Fujian in Late-Ming Times: A Story of the "Little People" (1) -- 8. Gentry-Merchants and Peasant-Peddlers in Offshore Trading Activities, 1522-66: A Story of the "Little People" (2) -- 9. Managing Maritime Affairs in Late-Ming Times -- 10. Liturgical Services and Business Fortunes: Chinese Maritime Merchants in the Eighteenth and Early Nineteenth Centuries -- 11. The Amoy Riots of 1852: Coolie Emigration and Sino-British Relations -- Part Four: Transcending Borders -- 12. Expanding Possibilities: Revisiting the Min-Yue Junk-trade Enterprise on the China Coast and in the Nanyang during the Eighteenth to the Mid-nineteenth Centuries -- 13. The Case of Chen Yilao: Maritime Trade and Overseas Chinese in Qing Policies, 1717-54 -- 14. "Are These Persons British or Chinese Subjects?": Legal Principles and Ambiguities Regarding the Status of the Straits Chinese as Revealed in the Lee Shun Fah Affair in Amoy, 1847.
Bibliography noteIncludes bibliographical references (pages 474-495) and index.
Access restrictionAvailable only to authorized users.
Technical detailsMode of access: World Wide Web
LanguageIn English.
Genre/formElectronic books.
LCCN 2016326135

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