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British Admirals and Chinese Pirates, 1832-1869

1st Edition

By Grace Fox


252 pages

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This study, first published in 1940, examines in detail the suppression of piracy in China. From a starting point of the considering the influence of the Admiralty on the development of British foreign policy in the nineteenth century, it studies the actions of the China Station and in particular its undertakings to suppress piracy in the Far East.

Table of Contents

1. The Admiralty and the Navy, 1832-1869 2. The Background of the China Station 3. The Development of the China Station, 1834-1869 4. Chinese Pirates 5. The Suppression of Piracy – Division and Confusion, 1834-1848 6. The Suppression of Piracy – British Leadership, 1848-1860 7. The Suppression of Piracy – International Cooperation, 1860-9 8. Retrospect

About the Series

Routledge Library Editions: History of China

This 11-volume set gathers together some key older titles on China’s history. Encompassing China’s political, economic, and cultural development, the books gathered here also deal with contacts with the West both ancient and modern.

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Subject Categories

BISAC Subject Codes/Headings:
SOCIAL SCIENCE / Ethnic Studies / General
SOCIAL SCIENCE / Regional Studies