The Awakening of China eBook

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THE EMPIRE IN OUTLINE1
CHAPTER I1
A JOURNEY THROUGH THE PROVINCES—­KWANGTUNG AND KWANGSI2
PROVINCE OF FUKIEN6
PROVINCE OF CHEHKIANG7
PROVINCE OF KIANGSU11
PROVINCE OF SHANTUNG13
PROVINCE OF CHIHLI15
PROVINCE OF HONAN19
THE RIVER PROVINCES21
PROVINCES OF THE UPPER YANG-TSE23
NORTHWESTERN PROVINCES25
OUTLYING TERRITORIES25
HISTORY IN OUTLINE FROM THE EARLIEST TIMES TO THE EIGHTEENTH CENTURY30
ORIGIN OF THE CHINESE30
THE MYTHICAL PERIOD31
THE THREE DYNASTIES35
HOUSE OF CHOU37
THE SAGES OF CHINA40
CONFUCIUS41
MENCIUS42
LAO-TSE43
THE WARRING STATES44
A BRAVE ENVOY45
HEROES RECONCILED45
A LEGEND OF KUANYIN PUSA—­IN NORTHERN BUDDHISM49
CHINA IN TRANSFORMATION68
THE OPENING OF CHINA, A DRAMA IN FIVE ACTS—­GOD IN HISTORY68
PROLOGUE68
ACT 1.  THE OPIUM WAR, 1839-184269
THE TAI-PING REBELLION72
ACT 2.  THE “ARROW” WAR, 1857-186074
ACT 3.  WAR WITH FRANCE78
ACT 4.  WAR WITH JAPAN79
ACT 5.  THE BOXER WAR80
POSTSCRIPT84
THE RUSSO-JAPANESE WAR84
REFORM IN CHINA91
VICEROY CHANG-A LEADER OF REFORM103
POSTSCRIPT NO.  I112
OFFICIAL INTERVIEWS WITH VICEROY CHANG DURING THE CRISIS OF 1900113
TUAN FANG OF THE HIGH COMMISSION116
ANTI-FOREIGN AGITATION116
AMERICAN INFLUENCE IN THE FAR EAST117
THE BOYCOTT118
PROVOCATIONS TO A BOYCOTT121
THE MANCHUS, THE NORMANS OF CHINA129
CONCLUSIONS135
I.136
A CENTURY OF PROTESTANT MISSIONS.137
THE PIONEER OF AMERICAN MISSIONS137
THE PRESS—­A MISSIONARY FRANKLIN137
EXPANSION OF THE WORK138
MEDICAL WORK138
MEDICAL TEACHING138
THE SEEDS OF A NEW EDUCATION138
THE EARLIEST UNION COLLEGE139
METHODIST EPISCOPAL UNIVERSITY IN PEKING139
AMERICAN BOARD COLLEGE AT TUNGCHOW139
PREPARATION OF TEXT-BOOKS139
THREE PRESIDENTS OF GOVERNMENT COLLEGES140
CREATORS OF CHINESE JOURNALISM141
THEY LEAD A VERNACULAR REVOLUTION141
A NEW OPIUM WAR147
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