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Li Hung-Chang and China's Early Modernization - Samuel C. Chu

Li Hung-Chang and China's Early Modernization

Paperback Published: 1994
ISBN: 9781563244582
Number Of Pages: 352

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This is a study of Li Hung-chang which represents a collaboration of Li experts among Chinese and Western scholars. The biography examines the beginnings of China's modernisation; the Confucian as a patriot and pragmatist; his formative years, 1823-1866; and other aspects of his life.

Map of Coastal China, Korea and Japan
The Beginnings of China's Modernizationp. 3
The Rise of Li Hung-chang
The Confucian as Patriot and Pragmatist: Li Hung-chang's Formative Years, 1823-1866p. 17
Li Hung-chang in Chihli: The Emergence of a Policy, 1870-1875p. 49
Li in the Role of a National Official
Li Hung-chang and Shen Pao-chen: The Politics of Modernizationp. 79
The Shanghai-Tientsin Connection: Li Hung-chang's Political Control over Shanghaip. 108
Li Hung-Chang's Use of Foreign Military Talent: The Formative Period, 1862-1874p. 119
Li as Diplomat
The Aims of Li Hung-chang's Policies toward Japan and Korea, 1870-1882p. 145
Li Hung-chang and the Liu-chiu (Ryukyu) Controversy, 1871-1881p. 162
Li Hung-chang's Suzerain Policy toward Korea, 1882-1894p. 176
Li as Modernizer
Li Hung-chang and the Kiangnan Arsenal, 1860-1895p. 197
Li Hung-chang and Modern Enterprise: The China Merchants' Company, 1872-1885p. 216
Li Hung-chang and the Peiyang Navyp. 248
Conclusion and Bibliography
Li Hung-chang: An Assessmentp. 265
Glossaryp. 289
Indexp. 301
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ISBN: 9781563244582
ISBN-10: 1563244586
Audience: Professional
Format: Paperback
Language: English
Number Of Pages: 352
Published: 1994
Country of Publication: US
Dimensions (cm): 22.86 x 15.88  x 2.54
Weight (kg): 0.48