The Resource China station : the British military in the Middle Kingdom 1839-1997, Mark Felton

China station : the British military in the Middle Kingdom 1839-1997, Mark Felton

Label
China station : the British military in the Middle Kingdom 1839-1997
Title
China station
Title remainder
the British military in the Middle Kingdom 1839-1997
Statement of responsibility
Mark Felton
Creator
Subject
Genre
Language
eng
Summary
The Author, who lives in Shanghai, sets out to demonstrate that the British military has been at the forefront of many of the great changes that have swept China over the last two centuries. He devotes chapters to the various wars, military adventures and rebellions that regularly punctuated Sino/British relationships since the 1st Opium War 1839-1842. This classic example of Imperial intervention saw the establishment of Hong Kong and Shanghai as key trading centres. The Second Opium War and the Taiping and Boxer Rebellions saw the advancement of British influence despite determined but unsuc
Cataloging source
N$T
Dewey number
951/.033
Illustrations
illustrations
Index
index present
LC call number
DS755
LC item number
.F413 2013eb
Literary form
non fiction
Nature of contents
  • dictionaries
  • bibliography
Label
China station : the British military in the Middle Kingdom 1839-1997, Mark Felton
Publication
Antecedent source
unknown
Bibliography note
Includes bibliographical references (pages 210-211) and index
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  • net
Carrier category
online resource
Carrier category code
cr
Carrier MARC source
rdacarrier
Color
multicolored
Content category
text
Content type code
txt
Content type MARC source
rdacontent
Contents
Acknowledgements; Introduction; Foreign Mud; Harrying the Coast; The Arrow War; 'Destroy the Foreigners'; Slaughter in Shangri-La; Showing the Flag; Christmas in Hell; Cloak and Dagger; 'Am Under Heavy Fire'; The Immortal Memory; Appendix 1 Order of Battle -- Anglo-Tibet War 1903-04; Appendix 2 Order of Battle -- Shanghai Volunteer Corps21 November 1941; Appendix 3 China Command 1900-1997British Garrisons, Hong Kong; Appendix 4 Order of Battle -- Hong Kong VolunteerDefence Corps, 8 December 1941; Notes; Bibliography; Index
Control code
ocn886539906
Dimensions
unknown
Extent
1 online resource (vi, 217 pages)
File format
unknown
Form of item
online
Isbn
9781473829602
Level of compression
unknown
Media category
computer
Media MARC source
rdamedia
Media type code
c
Other physical details
illustrations
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8e6b0f9f-10cf-48b7-9e88-becc82465dc2
Quality assurance targets
not applicable
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.b30635846
Reformatting quality
unknown
Sound
unknown sound
Specific material designation
remote
System control number
  • (OCoLC)886539906
  • ebl1473829607

Library Locations

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      75 Pigdons Road, Waurn Ponds, Victoria, 3216, AU
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