China's treaty ports : half love and half hate : an anthology / selected and edited by Chris Elder

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Subjects: Harbors--China--Description and travel
Harbors--China--Social life and customs
Harbors--China--History
Formats: Print
Material Type: Books
Language: English
Audience: Unspecified
Edition: 1st ed
Published: Hong Kong ; New York : Oxford University Press, 1999
Series: Literary anthologies of Asia
LC Classification: H, HE
Table of Contents: Acknowledgements
Preface
Introduction
List of treaty ports
Pt. I. The Early Years
1. A Letter from the President / John Tyler 3
2. Instances of Truculence / W. Tyrone Power 5
3. Crime and Punishment / Edmund Hornby 9
4. Barbarians at the Gate / Hsu Chi-yu 12
5. Canton / Nora Waln 15
Pt. II. Treaty Port Types
6. God Save Our Trees! / Shamus A'Rabbitt 23
7. Outpost of Empire / Claude Cockburn 27
8. The Old China Hand / Lin Yutang 31
9. Dinner at Eight / N. Shlichting 34
10. The Siege of the Mint / F. A. Sutton 36
11. How We Live in Foochow / A. Foochow Cha-see 40
12. Commercial Persons / Richard P. Dobson 42
13. Inspecting the Imperial Military Forces / Charles Beresford 44
14. A Career in the Customs 46
15. Amoy / C. F. Gordon Cumming 51
Pt. III. The Missionaries
16. A Measure of Success / G. E. Morrison 57
17. Prayers / Peter Fleming 59
18. Undemarcated Country / Pierre Teilhard de Chardin 64
19. The Catholic Mission at Wanhsien / Albert Gervais 67
20. Bold in the Lord / C. T. Studd 71
21. The Realm of Heaven / Meyrick Hewlett 74
22. Revivalist Methods / Lin Shao-Yang 77
23. Hangchow / J. O. P. Bland 80
Pt. IV. The Language
24. Pidgin English / O. M. Green 87
25. Excelsior 94
26. The Talent for Misunderstanding / A. H. Smith 96
27. The Perils of Interpretation / Richard P. Dobson 99
28. Correctly English / Graham Peck 101
29. A Christmas Carol / John Espie 104
30. On the Road to Talifu / G. E. Morrison 107
31. When in Rome / Daniele Vare 109
32. Shanghai / Peter Fleming, Arnold Toynbee 111
Pt. V. The Daily Round
33. Monotony Among the Merchants / Harry Parkes 115
34. Life in China / E. H. Parker 118
35. The Wisdom of Satan / Shamus A'Rabbitt 121
36. Baby Pidgin / Carl Crow 122
37. The Cook's Domain 124
38. Working for Mrs Yardley / Ning Lao T'ai-tai 125
39. Oriental Glamour 128
40. Kiukiang / B. L. Putnam Weale 130
Pt. VI. Entertainment
41. A Burnt Tongue / W. Tyrone Power 135
42. Juan in China / Eric Linklater 137
43. Dining in Style / Oswald Wynd 140
44. Jamborees / Oliver G. Ready 143
45. Honour Among Thieves / G. R. G. Worcester 149
46. A Missionary Concert / R. V. C. Bodley 151
47. Hankow / John Foster Fraser 153
Pt. VII. Sports and Sportsmen
48. The Public Promenade / E. R. Huc 159
49. Military Intelligence / W. F. Tyler 161
50. Notes From My Diary / H. T. Wade 164
51. What to do in Case of Trouble with the Natives / Geo. Jamieson 167
52. The Orange Pony / Eric Linklater 171
53. Vers Libre Peitaiho / E. C. T. Werner 176
54. Ichang / William Gill 179
Pt. VIII. The Pursuit of Love
55. Cantonese Women / L. C. Arlington 185
56. The Virtuous Ladies / Edmund Hornby 187
57. Western Dancing / Han Suyin 190
58. Adventures of the Mind / Harold Acton 192
59. Grace Brady's Nephew / Emily Hahn 194
60. Folk Songs / E. J. Eitel 198
61. The Poets / Christopher Isherwood 200
62. Chungking / Abel Bonnard 201
Pt. IX. Travelling Hopefully
63. A Cavalier in China / A. W. S. Wingate 207
64. Dealing with Pirates / W. F. Tyler 210
65. The Canton Trip / Rudyard Kipling 212
66. Travels and Researches / E. Colbourne Baber 216
67. Inns Where They Fight / E. R. Huc 219
68. An Imperial Ambassador / E. H. Parker 221
69. Working on the Railways / W. H. Donald 224
70. A Poem in his own Style / Joseph Needham 227
71. Tientsin / R. C. V. Bodley 230
Pt. X. The End of the Era
72. The Fall of Nanking / Pearl Buck 237
73. A Desirable Property 241
74. Appealing to the International / Andre Malraux 242
75. Thoughts of a 'China Hand' / 'J. P.' (Joan Powell) 245
76. A Chinese soldier / W. H. Auden 247
77. The Chungking Club / Robert Payne 248
78. Harbin / Peter Fleming 251
Bibliography 255
Additional Authors: Elder, Chris, 1947-
Notes: LCCN: 99208264
ISBN: 0195907264
Includes bibliographical references (p. 255-258)
Physical Description: xxviii, 258 p. : ill., map ; 22 cm
OCLC Number: 41258996
ISBN/ISSN: 0195907264

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