Free trade's first missionary : Sir John Bowring in Europe and Asia

Bowring, Philip, author

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  • Creator Philip Bowring
  • Format Books
  • Publication Hong Kong Hong Kong University Press, [2014] ©2014
  • Physical Details
    • xii, 281 pages, 16 unnumbered plates : Illustrations (some coloured), portraits ; 24 cm
  • ISBNs 9789888208722, 9888208721
  • OCLC ocn894878335

Notes

  • Includes bibliographical references (pages 253-262) and index.

Contents

  • Machine generated contents note: 1.Exeter Lad's Radical Roots -- 2.War, Spain and the Unitarians -- 3.Benthams Favourite Son -- 4.A Poisonous Greek Pie -- 5.Polyglot Poet Meets Kubla Khan -- 6.Reforming Politics and Public Accounts -- 7.The New Gospel: Free Trade -- 8.Of Egypt and Levantine Plagues -- 9.Bolton: Pit of Poverty and Progress -- 10.Progressive MP Coins the Florin -- 11.An Ironmaster Derails -- 12.Opiate of Various Peoples -- 13.Frustration at Canton -- 14.Some Progress on the China Coast -- 15.Arrow Ploy Sunk by Ye -- 16.The War of Two Bruces -- 17.Hong Kong: Good Input, Little Output -- 18.High-Minded Humiliation -- 19.The King and He: A Lasting Legacy -- 20.Philippine Fiesta -- 21.A New Wife and Energy to the End -- 22.Conclusion: Why He Matters
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