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Pacific Historical Review (2017) 86 (2): 193–227.
Published: 01 May 2017
...Jason Oliver Chang This article aims to open the discussion of U.S. imperialism and Chinese comprador intermediaries in the Pacific to an enlarged historical analysis of inherited empires. Beginning with the formation of trans-Pacific Spanish commerce and the specialized role of Chinese...
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Pacific Historical Review (2015) 84 (3): 400–401.
Published: 01 August 2015
.... More countercultural brotherhood than criminal syndicate, the scammers practiced disorganized crime (p. 86). Using mostly older boats one was named Rusty Bucket they negotiated one-off deals with informal compradors, corrupt officials, Vietnam veterans, and willing watermen. If they outwitted the...
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Pacific Historical Review (2015) 84 (3): 398–400.
Published: 01 August 2015
... Summer life- styles. More countercultural brotherhood than criminal syndicate, the scammers practiced disorganized crime (p. 86). Using mostly older boats one was named Rusty Bucket they negotiated one-off deals with informal compradors, corrupt officials, Vietnam veterans, and willing watermen. If...
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Pacific Historical Review (2005) 74 (1): 19–58.
Published: 01 February 2005
... mission work, & make more money. He eventually found employment in Shanghai, which just then, amid the turmoil of the Taiping Rebellion, was be- ginning to prosper as a center of Western and Chinese commerce. For a dozen or so years, Zeng worked, evidently as a comprador (the English-speaking head of the...
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Pacific Historical Review (2003) 72 (4): 652–653.
Published: 01 November 2003
... chapters, Murphy gives a fascinating account of life and commerce in the treaty ports. Starting with the early trade of currency and tea, moving to treaty port society and the role of consuls in the life and commerce of the treaty ports, and ending with the indigenous compradore class, Murphy paints a...
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Pacific Historical Review (2003) 72 (4): 649–652.
Published: 01 November 2003
... role of consuls in the life and commerce of the treaty ports, and ending with the indigenous compradore class, Murphy paints a nuanced picture of treaty port life, where the rela- tive comfort and sense of superiority of the foreign merchants was balanced against their isolation and dependence in a...
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Pacific Historical Review (2003) 72 (4): 649–652.
Published: 01 November 2003
... role of consuls in the life and commerce of the treaty ports, and ending with the indigenous compradore class, Murphy paints a nuanced picture of treaty port life, where the rela- tive comfort and sense of superiority of the foreign merchants was balanced against their isolation and dependence in a...
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Pacific Historical Review (2002) 71 (1): 19–57.
Published: 01 February 2002
... comprador caciquesÑand their represen- tatives serving as the Mexican government provided the mid- level managing agency for foreign capital. Internal migration: The Ž rst step toward emigration Even as the railroads made the export of agricultural prod- 36 PaciŽ c Historical Review the U.S. government...
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Pacific Historical Review (1991) 60 (3): 309–338.
Published: 01 August 1991
...: Autobiogra- phy and Reform Thought in American Protestant Missions" (Ph.D. disserta- tion, University of Michigan, 1986), 298-300. 30 Yen-P'ing Hao, The Comprador in Nineteenth Century China: Bridge between East and West (Cambridge, Mass., 1970), chap. 1 Hao Chap. 1 The Comprador in Nineteenth...
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Pacific Historical Review (1992) 61 (2): 241–263.
Published: 01 May 1992
... functionaries. Compradors, ill-trained "linguists," and returned Chinese were pressed into service, but for the most part proved to lack either basic skills or the Confucian credentials for official positions. It was this problem that produced the Chinese Educa- tional Mission. The idea was initially broached...
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Pacific Historical Review (1990) 59 (4): 501–526.
Published: 01 November 1990
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Pacific Historical Review (1989) 58 (4): 403–428.
Published: 01 November 1989
..., Eng., 1971), 222-225. A United States Dilemma 407 wish for self-government and democratic institutions, espe- cially when comprador domestic elites, subservient o, depen- dent on, or coopted by U.S. interests, tried to secure conditions essential to U.S. business, security, and ideology. The United...
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Pacific Historical Review (1987) 56 (2): 195–229.
Published: 01 May 1987
... with the Status of the Chinese American Bank of Commerce 1922 Schurman to Secretary of State, Nov. 1, 1922, RG 84, Peking Post file 851.6, 1922, vol. 44 "Certain Developments," Oct. 31, 1922 Oct. 31 Certain Developments 1922 Yen-P'ing Hao, The Comprador in Ninteenth Century China: Bridge...
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Pacific Historical Review (1983) 52 (4): 468–469.
Published: 01 November 1983
... delightful results. In addition to Fairbank's essay, Peter Ward Fay writes on the opium trade and the opening of China, Yen- p'ing Hao discusses Jardine's compradors, K. C. Liu provides a biography of Tong King-sing, China's "first modern entrepreneur" who had his start with Jardine, and Edward LeFevour...
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Pacific Historical Review (1983) 52 (4): 469–470.
Published: 01 November 1983
... the opium trade and the opening of China, Yen- p'ing Hao discusses Jardine's compradors, K. C. Liu provides a biography of Tong King-sing, China's "first modern entrepreneur" who had his start with Jardine, and Edward LeFevour describes Jardine's development from 1860 to 1911. Alan Reid, a company...
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Pacific Historical Review (1965) 34 (2): 163–184.
Published: 01 May 1965
... delivered his lectures in 1924, he was feuding bitterly with Great Britain over the latter's refusal to allow him access to the surplus Customs receipts at Canton. Moreover, the British were rendering active support to Sun's opponents, notably the warlord Wu P'ei-fu and the comprador of the Hongkong and...
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Pacific Historical Review (1960) 29 (4): 395–414.
Published: 01 November 1960
... company. In 1934 the head of Nanyang's Hong Kong office, a former compradore of the Hong Kong and Shanghai Banking Corporation, was found to have embezzled from the company some $190,000.00. In 1936 the head of Nanyang's Canton office was found to have mishandled an undeter- mined amount of company funds...
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Pacific Historical Review (1956) 25 (2): 127–149.
Published: 01 May 1956
... the extensive circulation of the newspapers and magazines currently being published in the Chinese language by foreigners. He expressed the belief that the proposed read- ing room would appeal first o those Chinese who were thrown most with foreigners, such as compradores and traders; but that...
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Pacific Historical Review (1953) 22 (1): 1–12.
Published: 01 January 1953
... group of Chinese merchants who held a monopoly of Chinese foreign trade, the Fiador, the agent of those mer- chants, the Comprador, a Chinese official assigned to each vessel who furnished supplies and other necessaries, the Hoppo, the chief officer of customs, the Linguist, an individual assigned to...