Navigating semi-colonialism : shipping, sovereignty, and nation-building in China, 1860-1937

Reinhardt, Anne, 1968- author

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  • Creator Anne Reinhardt
  • Format Books
  • Publication Cambridge, Massachusetts : Published by the Harvard University Asia Center, 2018. ©2018
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  • Physical Details
    • xiii, 381 pages : illustrations, maps ; 25 cm
  • ISBNs 9780674983847, 067498384X
  • OCLC ocn999401100

Summary

  • "Explores the development of the commercial shipping industry along the Yangzi River in the context of semi-colonialism and its impact on state and economy in late imperial and Republican China"--Provided by the publisher.

Notes

  • Includes bibliographical references (pages 313-369) and index.

Contents

  • Introduction -- Sovereign concerns : the formation of a semi-colonial steam transport network, 1860-1911 -- Aligning capital and flag : the steam shipping business, 1860-82 -- The shipping conference as collaboration, 1882-1913 -- The steamship as social space, 1860-1925 -- Shipping nationalism : the politics and business of shipping in China's early republic, 1912-27 -- Nanjing and Chongqing : the return of the state to shipping, 1927-37 -- The "new steamship" : transformations of social space, 1925-37 -- Conclusion : Decolonizing the steamship network, 1937-56
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