Chinese Bureaucratic Culture and Its Influence on the 19th-century Steamship Operation, 1864-1885: The Bureau for Recruiting Merchants (Chinese Studie

Chinese Bureaucratic Culture and Its Influence on the 19th-century Steamship Operation, 1864-1885: The Bureau for Recruiting Merchants (Chinese Studie

By: Yi Li (author)Hardback

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List of Tables i Preface Acknowledgements ii Explanatory Notes iv Introduction 1 Chapter 1, The Qing Bureaucracy by the Mid-nineteenth Century 33 A Political System under Impacts 34 In the Wake of Domestic Crisis 53 In Response to Foreign Encroachment 64 Chapter 2, Founding of the Bureau for recruiting Merchants 83 Discourse on a Charter for Chinese-Owned Steamships 84 Discourse on the Proposal to terminate Steamship Manufacturing 97 Discourse on the Founding of the Bureau for recruiting Merchants 111 Chapter 3, In the "Golden Years" of BRM: 1873-1875 129 Organizational Reform of BRM in 1873 130 BRM in Mission 143 Early Revival of the Official Scrambling 154 Chapter 4, The First Round of Scandals Surrounding BRM 171 The Annexation of the American-owned SSNC 172 The Dong Junhan Accusation in 1877 185 Leveling the Differences 201 Chapter 5, Intensification of the Competitions in BRM 215 The Reform and Its Limits 216 Outbreak of the Great Scandal of Corruption in BRM 232 Dispute between the Two Superintendents 250 Chapter 6, In the Bureaucratic World and Beyond 273 Hidden Turbulence under the New Prosperity 274 The Ultimate Crisis between 1884 and 1885 286 Conclusion - in the Light of Comparison 301 Bibliography 317 Index Glossary

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  • ISBN13: 9780773473218
  • Format: Hardback
  • Number Of Pages: 348
  • ID: 9780773473218
  • ISBN10: 0773473211

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