Week 5 - Zuo Zongtang, Prince Gong, Zhang 5/28/11 The...

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Click to edit Master subtitle style 5/28/11 Western Encroachment and Asian Reaction- China
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5/28/11 The First Opium War (1839- 42) Background The Macartney Mission and the Amherst Mission The Canton trade: opium-tea trade in silver (the 1820s a turning point); the EIC monopoly of the China trade abolished in 1834 Opium debate and adoption of suppression policy in 1836
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5/28/11 The Self-Strengthening Movement (c. 1861-95) Background Internal crisis: the Grand Canal crisis of 1852, the Taiping Rebellion (1850-64) and three other major rebellions Foreign threat: the Second Opium War (1856-60), the Treaty of Tianjin (1858), the Convention of Beijing (1860) Leaders: Zeng Guofan, Li Hongzhang,
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Unformatted text preview: Zuo Zongtang, Prince Gong, Zhang 5/28/11 The Treaty of Kanghwa (1876) • Background – Taewon’gun: successful reforms in the 1860s; opposition from all fronts; the end of regency in 1873 – Western intrusions: the French in 1866 ( l & & & ), the Americans in 1871 ( l & l & ) – Catholic purges in Korea (1801, 1811, 1849, 1866) 5/28/11 The Man Awakened from • The Confucian Scholar (Ch. 2) – Confucianism during Liu’s time? – What was happening in Shanxi and the Qing empire during this time? – Local village life- status, social relations, change? • The Filial Son (Ch. 3) – Filial piety and family life?...
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This note was uploaded on 05/28/2011 for the course ASIAN 205 taught by Professor Young during the Spring '06 term at University of Michigan.

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