Our Eastern Question; America's Contact With The Orient And The Trend Of Relations With China And Japan by Thomas Franklin MillardOur Eastern Question; America's Contact With The Orient And The Trend Of Relations With China And Japan by Thomas Franklin Millard

Our Eastern Question; America's Contact With The Orient And The Trend Of Relations With China And…

byThomas Franklin Millard

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This historic book may have numerous typos and missing text. Purchasers can download a free scanned copy of the original book (without typos) from the publisher. Not indexed. Not illustrated.1916 Excerpt: ... CHAPTER X China's Struggle For Stability A peaceful interim--Disturbing undercurrents--Weakness of the Republic--Yuan Shih K'ai's position and attitude--Revival of the monarchy--Internal and external factors--Japan's influence--Her policy outlined--Memorial of the Black Dragon Society--Its significance--Proposal to incite rebellion--A "defensive alliance" of Japan and China--Its terms--Japan and the Chinese revolutionists--Alleged seditious agreements--Japan's "advice" to Yuan Shih K'ai--Yuan's acceptance of the Crown--Playing the game against Japan--Revolt against the monarchy movement--Its course and incentives--The country in disorder--Yuan's renunciation and death--Distrust of Japan--True function of Young China--Order vs. anarchy. CHINA was comparatively peaceful when the Great War commenced. The Central Government was getting the whole country well under its authority and control. Internal reforms were making noticeable headway. The primary problem, finance, was in a way to be solved. The reorganized Salt Gabelle, under the able direction of Sir Richard Dane, a British subject, was more than fulfilling expectations in the production of revenue. The Government had adopted a budget system, and there was more intelligence and economy in administration than ever before. The cultivation and sale of opium were being steadily suppressed. An amnesty was extended to those who took part in the rebellion of 1913, except a few of its leaders who had taken refuge abroad and who continued to agitate against the Government. The country seemed to be settling down to a period of reform and progress. But while conditions superficially were promising, there were disturbing internal undercurrents. There was much in the method whereby Yuan Shih K'ai had consolidated his p...
Title:Our Eastern Question; America's Contact With The Orient And The Trend Of Relations With China And…Format:PaperbackDimensions:190 pages, 9.69 × 7.44 × 0.4 inPublished:February 7, 2012Publisher:General Books LLCLanguage:English

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ISBN - 10:0217524605

ISBN - 13:9780217524605

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