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Author Fairbank, John King, 1907-1991,
Title H.B. Morse, Customs Commissioner and historian of China / John King Fairbank, Martha Henderson Coolidge, Richard J. Smith.
Imprint Lexington : University Press of Kentucky, [1995]

Author Fairbank, John King, 1907-1991,
Subject Morse, Hosea Ballou, 1855-1934.
Customs administration -- Officials and employees -- China -- Biography.
China -- Foreign relations -- 1644-1912.
Alt Name Coolidge, Martha Henderson, 1925-
Smith, Richard J. (Richard Joseph), 1944-
Description 1 online resource (xiii, 314 pages) : illustrations, maps
polychrome rdacc
Note Maps on lining paper.
Bibliography Note Includes bibliographical references (pages 247-299) and index.
Note Print version record.
Contents Cover; Title; Copyright; Contents; Preface; Introduction; 1. Origins and Education, 1855-1874; 2. Entering China's Service, 1874-1877; 3. Adventures in North China, 1877-1879; 4. Rising in the Service, 1879-1885; 5. Advising the China Merchants' Company, 1885-1887; 6. Shanghai and Pakhoi, 1887-1892; 7. Tamsui, 1892-1895; Illustrations; 8. Taiwan in the Sino-Japanese War, 1894-1895; 9. Lungchow and Pakhoi, 1896-1899; 10. Yochow, 1899-1900; 11. Long Leave and Resumption of Duty, 1900-1903; 12. Heading the Statistical Department, 1904-1908; 13. Morse's Second Career, 1909-1934
14. Morse as HistorianAfterword; Appendix A: Summary of H.B. Morse's Customs Career; Appendix B: Obituary of Morse; Notes; Bibliographic Notes; Bibliography; Index; A; B; C; D; E; F; G; H; I; J; K; L; M; N; O; P; R; S; T; U; V; W; Y; Z
Summary Hosea Ballou Morse (1855-1934) sailed to China in 1874, and for the next thirty-five years he labored loyally in the Imperial Chinese Maritime Customs Service, becoming one of its most able commissioners and acquiring a deep knowledge of China's economy and foreign relations. After his retirement in 1909, Morse devoted himself to scholarship. He pioneered in the Western study of China's foreign relations, weaving from the tangled threads of the Ch'ing dynasty's foreign affairs several seminal interpretive histories, most notably his three-volume magnum opus, The International Relations of the.
ISBN 0813171040 (electronic bk.)
9780813171043 (electronic bk.)
0813119340 (alk. paper)
9780813119342 (acid-free paper)
OCLC # 47008425
Additional Format Print version: Fairbank, John King, 1907-1991. H.B. Morse, Customs Commissioner and historian of China. Lexington : University Press of Kentucky, ©1995 0813119340 (DLC) 95022097 (OCoLC)32626179.

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