France and Germany in the South China Sea, C. 1840-1930: Maritime Competition and Imperial Power (Cambridge Imperial and Post-Colonial Studies) (Hardcover)

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France and Germany in the South China Sea, C. 1840-1930: Maritime Competition and Imperial Power (Cambridge Imperial and Post-Colonial Studies) (Hardcover)

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Introduction1 Imperialism and Migrations: Europeans in East Asia, 1840s-18852 Colonial Infrastructure: The River Shipping Network of Tonkin, 1886-19063 Cooperation and Competition: Shipping Trades in the South China Sea, 1880s-19104 Colonial Burden: French Kwang-chow-wan and the Postal Steamer Service, 1890s-19185 Colonial Haiphong: Extravagances and Diversifications, 1907-1920sConclusion
Bert Becker is Associate Professor in Modern European History at the University of Hong Kong. He has written prize-winning biographies on Georg Michaelis, the German chancellor of 1917, and Michael Jebsen, shipowner and politician in Imperial Germany. His research interests include the maritime and business histories of Hong Kong, China and Vietnam
Product Details ISBN: 9783030526030
ISBN-10: 3030526038
Publisher: Palgrave MacMillan
Publication Date: August 7th, 2021
Pages: 484
Language: English
Series: Cambridge Imperial and Post-Colonial Studies