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Conference Paper: The French Colony of Kwang-chow-wan: shipping and politics in Southwest China, 1898-1946

TitleThe French Colony of Kwang-chow-wan: shipping and politics in Southwest China, 1898-1946
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Issue Date2012
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The 6th International Maritime History Congress of the International Maritime Economic History Association (IMEHA 2012), Ghent, Belgium, 2-6 July 2012. How to Cite?
AbstractThe major reason for France to acquire Kwang-chow-wan (KCW) in 1898 was the parallel occupations of Port Arthur by Russia, of Kiaochow Bay by Germany, and of Weihaiwei by Britain. Russia, Germany and Britain having secured naval bases in Chinese waters the desire of the French to be likewise situated, is readily understood. The territory of KCW comprised of circa 842 square kilometres, a size that came third compared to similar leasehold-colonies in China such as British Hong Kong (ca. 1,039 square kilometres, including ...
Persistent Identifierhttp://hdl.handle.net/10722/180373

 

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dc.contributor.authorBecker, Ben_US
dc.date.accessioned2013-01-21T01:41:56Z-
dc.date.available2013-01-21T01:41:56Z-
dc.date.issued2012en_US
dc.identifier.citationThe 6th International Maritime History Congress of the International Maritime Economic History Association (IMEHA 2012), Ghent, Belgium, 2-6 July 2012.en_US
dc.identifier.urihttp://hdl.handle.net/10722/180373-
dc.description.abstractThe major reason for France to acquire Kwang-chow-wan (KCW) in 1898 was the parallel occupations of Port Arthur by Russia, of Kiaochow Bay by Germany, and of Weihaiwei by Britain. Russia, Germany and Britain having secured naval bases in Chinese waters the desire of the French to be likewise situated, is readily understood. The territory of KCW comprised of circa 842 square kilometres, a size that came third compared to similar leasehold-colonies in China such as British Hong Kong (ca. 1,039 square kilometres, including ...-
dc.languageengen_US
dc.relation.ispartofInternational Maritime History Congress of the International Maritime Economic History Association, IMEHA 2012en_US
dc.rightsCreative Commons: Attribution 3.0 Hong Kong License-
dc.titleThe French Colony of Kwang-chow-wan: shipping and politics in Southwest China, 1898-1946en_US
dc.typeConference_Paperen_US
dc.identifier.emailBecker, B: becker@hku.hken_US
dc.identifier.authorityBecker, B=rp01190en_US
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dc.identifier.hkuros212952en_US

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