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The Chinese Maritime Customs Service: A Chinese, Western, or Global Agency?

The Chinese Maritime Customs Service: A Chinese, Western, or Global Agency? Features 223 The Chinese Maritime Customs Service: A Chinese, Western, or Global Agency? Felix Boecking. No Great Wall: Trade, Tariffs, and Nationalism in Republican China, 1927–1945. Cambridge, MA: Harvard University Press, 2017. xxi, 280 pp. Hardcover $39.95, ISBN 978-0-674-97060-1. Introduction The publication of Felix Boecking’s No Great Wall: Trade, Tariffs, and Nationalism in Republican China marks a milestone in the continuing legacy of the Chinese Maritime Customs Service (CMCS) project begun by Professor Hans van de Ven of Cambridge University and Professor Robert Bickers of Bristol University. Van de Ven’s and Bickers’ three doctoral students, Felix Boecking, Catherine Ladds, and Chihyun Chang, all worked on different aspects of the CMCS. Boecking explored the economic and institutional interrelations between the CMCS and the Chinese state, Ladds investigated the social and cultural activities of the CMCS foreign staff in China, and Chang studied the political and financial modernization driven by the CMCS. Their Ph.D. dissertations have now all appeared as monographs: Boecking’s No Great Wall: Trade, Tariffs, and Nationalism in Republican China, 1927–1945 (2017), Ladds’ Empire Careers: Working for the Chinese Customs Service, 1854–1949 (2013), and Chang’s Government, Imperialism and Nationalism in China: The Chinese Maritime Customs Service and its Chinese http://www.deepdyve.com/assets/images/DeepDyve-Logo-lg.png China Review International University of Hawai'I Press

The Chinese Maritime Customs Service: A Chinese, Western, or Global Agency?

China Review International , Volume 23 (3) – Sep 20, 2018

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Features 223 The Chinese Maritime Customs Service: A Chinese, Western, or Global Agency? Felix Boecking. No Great Wall: Trade, Tariffs, and Nationalism in Republican China, 1927–1945. Cambridge, MA: Harvard University Press, 2017. xxi, 280 pp. Hardcover $39.95, ISBN 978-0-674-97060-1. Introduction The publication of Felix Boecking’s No Great Wall: Trade, Tariffs, and Nationalism in Republican China marks a milestone in the continuing legacy of the Chinese Maritime Customs Service (CMCS) project begun by Professor Hans van de Ven of Cambridge University and Professor Robert Bickers of Bristol University. Van de Ven’s and Bickers’ three doctoral students, Felix Boecking, Catherine Ladds, and Chihyun Chang, all worked on different aspects of the CMCS. Boecking explored the economic and institutional interrelations between the CMCS and the Chinese state, Ladds investigated the social and cultural activities of the CMCS foreign staff in China, and Chang studied the political and financial modernization driven by the CMCS. Their Ph.D. dissertations have now all appeared as monographs: Boecking’s No Great Wall: Trade, Tariffs, and Nationalism in Republican China, 1927–1945 (2017), Ladds’ Empire Careers: Working for the Chinese Customs Service, 1854–1949 (2013), and Chang’s Government, Imperialism and Nationalism in China: The Chinese Maritime Customs Service and its Chinese

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China Review InternationalUniversity of Hawai'I Press

Published: Sep 20, 2018

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