The Englishman in China During the Victorian Era, Vol. II (of 2) As Illustrated in the Career of Sir Rutherford Alcock, K.C.B., D.C.L., Many Years Consul and Minister in China and Japan
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The Englishman in China During the Victorian Era, Vol. II (of 2) As Illustrated in the Career of Sir Rutherford Alcock, K.C.B., D.C.L., Many Years Consul and Minister in China and Japan

By Alexander Michie
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  • THE ENGLISHMAN IN CHINA
  • CONTENTS OF THE SECOND VOLUME.
  • ILLUSTRATIONS TO THE SECOND VOLUME.
    • MAPS.
  • CHAPTER XIX. JAPAN.
    • I. THE TREATIES AND THEIR NEGOTIATORS.
    • II. THE OPERATION OF THE TREATIES.
    • III. ASSASSINATION PERIOD, 1860-61.
    • IV. NEGOTIATIONS AND RENEWED ASSASSINATIONS, 1862-64.
    • V. THE TYCOON'S DILEMMA.
    • VI. THE CRISIS.
    • VII. THE BIRTH OF NEW JAPAN.
    • VIII. THE DIPLOMATIC BODY—TSUSHIMA.
    • IX. TRADE AND TRADERS.
  • CHAPTER XX. SIR RUTHERFORD ALCOCK IN PEKING, 1865-1869.
    • I. THE BRITISH LEGATION.
    • II. FOREIGN LIFE IN PEKING.
    • III. THE FOREIGN CUSTOMS UNDER THE PEKING CONVENTION.
    • IV. EMIGRATION.
    • V. KOREA.
  • CHAPTER XXI. THE REVISION OF THE TREATY.
    • I. PREPARATION.
    • II. THE BURLINGAME MISSION.
    • III. CHINESE OUTRAGES—YANGCHOW AND FORMOSA.
    • IV. REVISION NEGOTIATIONS AND CONCLUSION.
  • CHAPTER XXII. MISSIONARY PROBLEM—TIENTSIN MASSACRE OF 1870.
  • CHAPTER XXIII. THE EXPANSION OF INTERCOURSE.
    • I. RUSSIA AND FRANCE ADVANCING.
    • II. JAPAN AGGRESSIVE.
    • III. KOREA OPENED.
    • IV. THE FIRST IMPERIAL AUDIENCE—SUCCESSION OF KWANGHSU.
  • CHAPTER XXIV. THE MURDER OF MR MARGARY, 1875—CHEFOO CONVENTION, 1876—RATIFICATION, 1885.
    • I. THE MURDER OF MR MARGARY, 1875.
    • II. CHEFOO CONVENTION, 1876.
    • III. THE RATIFICATION, 1885.
  • CHAPTER XXV. A CHAIN OF INCIDENTS.
    • I. DISPUTE WITH RUSSIA RE KULDJA.
    • II. KOREAN IMBROGLIO, 1882-1885.
    • III. THE PORT HAMILTON EPISODE, 1885-1887.
    • IV. TIBET.
    • V. THE CRUISE OF THE SEVENTH PRINCE, 1886.
    • VI. THE EMPEROR ASSUMES THE GOVERNMENT, 1889.
    • VII. THE VISIT OF THE CZAREVITCH, 1891.
  • CHAPTER XXVI. THE TONGKING QUARREL.
  • CHAPTER XXVII. THE FRENCH PROTECTORATE OF CHRISTIANS.
  • CHAPTER XXVIII. BRITISH SERVICES: DIPLOMATIC, CONSULAR, AND JUDICIAL.
  • CHAPTER XXIX. CHINA AND HER RULERS.
  • CHAPTER XXX. CHINA'S AWAKENING.
  • CHAPTER XXXI. THE COLLAPSE.
  • CHAPTER XXXII. THE RESETTLEMENT OF THE FAR EAST.
  • CHAPTER XXXIII. THE OUTCOME.
    • I. THE SITUATION IN PEKING.
    • II. THE CHRONIC CAUSE.
    • III. IMMEDIATE PROVOCATION.
    • IV. THE DYNASTIC FACTOR.
    • V. THE CHINESE OUTBREAK.
    • VI. THE CRUX.
  • CHAPTER XXXIV. SIR RUTHERFORD ALCOCK'S LATER YEARS.
  • INDEX.
  • FOOTNOTES
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