China and Japan. Part V, Qing, China thru the Meiji Restoration, Japan. Gov/Hist 352 Campbell University. Canton System.
China and Japan
Part V, Qing, China thru the Meiji Restoration, Japan
Emperor Qianlong restricted foreign trade to the factory (warehouse) district of Canton. Trade was limited to a chartered group of 7 or 8 Chinese merchants, called the Cohong, who were granted a monopoly on foreign trade.
The Sea Witch China Tea Clipper.
The Lin Zexu Memorial Museum, Macao, China.
The First Opium War lasted from 1840 to 1844
and “most favored nation” provisions.
The Treaty of Tienjin was negotiated and signed in this room in a Buddhist Temple.
The Manchu Bannermen fought to the death defending the fort at Taku..
Hong Xiuquan (1814-64)
Zeng Guofan (1811-72)
Frederick Townsend Ward
Charles George Gordon
Li Hongzhang (1823-1901)
Zou Zongtang (1812-1885)
Emperor Tongzhi (1856-1875)
Prince Gong (1833-1898)
Anson Burlingame (1820-1870)
Matthew C. Perry (1794-1858)
Studio photo of members of Japanese embassy to the U.S.
Emperor Meiji (1852-1912)
Tokugawa Nariaki (1800-60)
Statue of Saigo Takamori in Kagoshima
Ito Hirobumi (1841-1909)
Kabuki began in 1603, when Okuni, a miko (young woman in the service of a Shinto shrine) began performing a new dance drama. Female performers played both men and women in short comic plays about ordinary life.