imperialism in modern china

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Imperialism in Modern China
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Suzerain (China) Tributaries The Tributary System
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The Cohong system: Licensed monopolistic guild of hong merchants Supervised by the Superintendent of Maritime Customs for Guangdong (Hoppo: to collect and levy duties) Trading Season: October through March The Canton Factories and the Eight Regulations Foreign Trade
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Guangzhou (Canton), the 1830s Foreign Trade
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Guangzhou (Canton), the 1830s Foreign Trade
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oods to China: oods from China: tea, porcelain, silk nflow of silver to China: 760s 3.0 (million taels) 770s 7.5 780s 16.0 Foreign Trade
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Emperor Qianlong (r. 1736-1795) McCarthney: Diplomatic residence in Beijing Ending the Cohong system Opening new ports Fixing fair and equitable tariffs Lord McCarthney The McCartney Mission, 1793 The Seclusion Policy
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Opium factory in India Flying scissors in opium smuggling Opium smokers Opium Smuggling
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1729 200 chests (130-160 lbs per chest) 1773 1,000 1800 4,570 1832 23,570 utflow of silver from China: 1820s 2 (million taels per year) 1830s 9 onsequences: Price inflation and heavier tax burden
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