In a substantial new introduction written for this Echoes reprint, James Hayes reviews the research behind The Hong Kong Region and assesses its wider implications for our understanding of traditional Chinese society in the light of later scholarly studies. The part of Kowloon south of , together with , was ceded by China to the United Kingdom under the of 1860. James Hayes has written: 'Tsuen Wan' -- subject s : New towns, Social conditions, New Towns 'Death Has a Smell' 'Love and Blood' 'Ubergang' 'The Hong Kong region, 1850-1911' -- subject s : Social conditions, Social institutions 'South China village culture' -- subject s : Social life and customs, Villages Charles Hayes has written: 'Stima' -- subject s : East African Power and Lighting Company, ltd, Electric utilities, History 'Inspirational Theatre' 'Tripping' 'New Complete Geography' -- subject s : Geography, Nonfiction, OverDrive, Study and teaching, Text Book, Textbooks 'New complete ge … ography 2' Maurice Hayes has written: 'Prize-day address: Methodist College - 19 October 1988' 'Cultural diversity draft ' 'Bath and Belfast - two cities : one nation? Description: 1 online resource xxii, 289 pages : illustrations. . The Dowages Empress Cixi ruled china from 1861 to 1908.
The Empress appeals to the Western powers and they send a multinational force to crush the uprising. It caused great upheaval in Chinese society. The Community of Tai O; 4. Series Title: Responsibility: by James Hayes. It was they who dealt virtually unaided with routine administration of local affairs and with every form of disaster, natural or man-made, that visited their communities. The largest ethnic minority groups are 1.
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Forces of Qing dynasty regained control and crushed the rebellions, destroying much farm land. A General Account of the Hong Kong Region; 2. Drawing on documentary sources and intensive fieldwork, Hayes argues for the part taken by ordinary peasants and shopkeepers in running these communities, and in dealing virtually unaided with routine administration and every form of disaster, natural or man-made. It was led by Hong Xiuquan, who was influenced by christian missionaries. China was self-sufficient great agriculture, mining, tin, silver and salt and had little interest in trading with Western nations. The great difference: Hong Kong's New Territories and its people, 1898-2004.
Japanese imperialism grows - Strengthens its military and begins building an empire. The gentry and imperial bureaucracy, in contrast, played almost no role. Chinese govt resists modernization, but the self-strengthening mvt produces some change. In a detailed study drawing on documentary sources and intensive fieldwork, James Hayes argues for the part taken by ordinary peasants and shopkeepers in running their own communities. A substantial new introduction by the author reviews the research and its wider implications for ou. The name Kowloon stems from the term nine dragons, alluding to eight mountains and a Chinese emperor: , , , , , , , and. Western nations and Japan gain sphere of influence in China by attacking and taking advantage of its weaknesses.
The 1911 census recorded a population of 7,306, with most being Hakka. Hong Kong's old airport, Kai Tak, was located in Kowloon. For many years the area remained largely undeveloped, used by the British mainly for tiger-hunting expeditions. The battles occurred mostly at sea, where British steamships outlasted the Chinese junk 2. Contents: List of Maps; List of Plates; Introduction to the Paperback Edition; Plates; Preface; Introduction; Abbreviations Used in the Text; 1.
The Kowloon Walled City itself was demolished in 1993. After the defeat of the boxers, the Qing begin to reform A. Admired German military and govt. The British import large amounts of tea from China. He retired as Regional Secretary of the New Territories in 1987. Large-scale development of Kowloon began in the early-20th century, with the construction of the and the , but because of Kowloon's close proximity to , building construction was limited by flight paths. Ngau Tau Kok Village; 7.
Their campaign against the Empress's rule and foreign privilege became known as the Boxer Rebellion -The Boxers lay siege to the European section of Beijing. Chinese frustration with the government and foreigner privilege erupts. After , Kowloon became extremely congested when for from the newly established China gave way to , mixed with private residential, commercial and industrial areas. In a detailed study drawing on documentary sources and intensive fieldwork, James Hayes argues for the part taken by ordinary peasants and shopkeepers in running their own communities. China's young emperor, Guangxu, tries to reform but empress prevent change to China's traditional government.