Concessions in China
Concessions in China were a group of concessions—ceded territories within China, governed and occupied by foreign powers, that are frequently associated with colonialism.Most had extraterritoriality a...
Wars involving China
The following is a list of Chinese wars and battles, organized by date. The list is not exhaustive.
Portraits of Periodical Offering
The Portraits of Periodical Offering (Chinese: 职贡图 /職貢圖 pinyin=zhigongtu), were official historical paintings (with illustration on each of the portrait) used in the Chinese dynasties. These pain...
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Daxia
Daxia, Ta-Hsia, or Ta-Hia (Chinese: 大夏; Pinyin: Dàxià) is the name given in antiquity by the Han Chinese to the territory of Bactria in what is now northern Afghanistan, and parts of southern Tajikist...
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Shanghai International Settlement
The Shanghai International Settlement (Chinese: 上海公共租界; pinyin: Shànghǎi Gōnggòng Zūjiè) originated following the defeat of the Qing dynasty of China by the British Empire in the First Opium W...
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Kiautschou Bay concession
The Kiautschou Bay concession was a German leased territory in Imperial China which existed from 1898 to 1914. Covering an area of 552 km (213 sq mi), it was located around Jiaozhou Bay...
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Abiel Abbot Low
Abiel Abbot Low (February 7, 1811 – January 7, 1893) was an American entrepreneur, businessman, trader and philanthropist who gained most of his fortune from the China trade, importing teas, porcelain...
Mudan Incident (1871)
The Mudan Incident of 1871 was the massacre of 54 Ryūkyūan sailors in Qing-era Taiwan who wandered into the central part of Taiwan after their ship was shipwrecked. 12 men were rescued by Han Chinese...
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Steamboats on the Yangtze River
After thousands of years of junk and sampan traffic on the Yangtze River (Jiang), river steamers were introduced by Europeans during the mid- to late-nineteenth century. The age of the steamerlasted n...
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Imperial Chinese missions to Ryukyu Kingdom
Imperial Chinese missions to the Ryūkyū Kingdom were diplomatic missions which were intermittently sent by the Yuan, Ming and Qing emperors to Shuri, Okinawa in the Ryūkyū Islands. These diplomatic ...
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Convention of Chuenpee
The Convention of Chuenpee (also spelt Chuenpi or Chuanbi) signed in Guangdong, China, was one of the initial attempts to bring the First Opium War between the Qing dynasty and the United Kingdom to a...
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Sino-Roman relations
Sino-Roman relations were essentially indirect throughout the existence of both empires. The Roman Empire and the ancient Han dynasty progressively inched closer in the course of the Roman expansion i...
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China Association
The China Association was a British merchants association established to represent the interests of British companies trading with China, Hong Kong and Japan. Members of the association included repre...
Chinese Consulate-General, Taihoku
Between 1895 and 1945, Taiwan (including the Pescadores) was a dependency of the Empire of Japan, after Qing China lost the First Sino-Japanese War to Japan and ceded Taiwan Province in the Treaty of ...
Imperial Chinese tributary system
The Imperial tributary system of China was the network of trade and foreign relations between China and China's tributaries whose ideals in one form or another, for millennia, drove much of East Asian...
Daqin
Daqin (Chinese: 大秦; pinyin: Dàqín; Wade–Giles: Ta-ch'in; alternative transliterations include Tachin, Tai-Ch'in) is the ancient Chinese name for the Roman Empire or, depending on context, ...
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William Jardine (merchant)
William Jardine (24 February 1784 – 27 February 1843) was a Scottish physician and merchant who co-founded the Hong Kong based conglomerate Jardine, Matheson and Company. Following his return to Engla...
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Anti-Comintern Pact
The Anti-Comintern Pact was an anti-communist pact concluded between Nazi Germany and the Empire of Japan (later to be joined by other, mainly fascist, governments) on November 25, 1936 and was direct...
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