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Published on 1 Apr 2011
School
UTSC
Department
Global Asia Studies
Course
GASA01H3
Professor
New Imperialism
-Europe is reaping the rewards of Industrial Revolution
-Stronger and better equipped militaries
-More opportunities for missionaries to go abroad
-White Mans Burden – responsibility of white men to go abroad and civilize lesser people
oObligation as God fearing Christians to do this
oCoincided with the development of scientific theory of racism
-Social Darwinism – science to back up those who were racist
-Second Opium War – 1858-1860
oEnds with French and British soldiers storming the cities of Beijing and burning
their summer palace
oEnglish Lessons by James Hevin – looks at the storming of the cities
-Extraterritoriality - foreign citizens in China who got into criminal trouble were not tried
by the Chinese laws, they would be tried by their own countries force of law
oChina was never a colonized country – semi colonial state – pockets/settlements
were colonized, but not as a whole
-Taiping Rebellion – Hong Xiuquan
oBelieved he was Jesus’ brother
oColonialism is a marginal infliction of the extremities, where are internal
rebellions are a disease of the vital organs to China
oChinese reformers being to emerge and try to modernize China
-1860- self strengthening movement – attempt to modernize its military
-Ti-Yong Formulation – Ti = underlying essence. Yong = practical application.
-Cixi – originally an imperial concubine – emperor ended up dying and was able to exceed
to the highest power of China
oBoxer Rebellion – 1900 – angry at the Qing governments weakness – how some
citizens were becoming Christians for the economic benefits
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Europe is reaping the rewards of industrial revolution. More opportunities for missionaries to go abroad. White man"s burden responsibility of white men to go abroad and civilize lesser people: obligation as god fearing christians to do this, coincided with the development of scientific theory of racism. Social darwinism science to back up those who were racist. Second opium war 1858-1860: ends with french and british soldiers storming the cities of beijing and burning their summer palace, english lessons by james hevin looks at the storming of the cities. 1860- self strengthening movement attempt to modernize its military. Ti-yong formulation ti = underlying essence.  peasants trained in martial arts and believed their arts were superior to weapons.  go on a rampage and were angry at the foreigners and the chinese people who became christians. Disliked the qing because they were not ethically.  china is forced to pay silver to the nations at the end of the rebellion.