for passages on board a vessel which was about to sail for Shanghai (1863).
The principal China market for shirtings and other staple goods is Shanghai, which holds a large stock and distributes to minor markets.
of Shanghai in 30° 32' 51" N., 114° 1 9' 55" E., at a height of 150 ft.
Thus in 1907 at the Centenary Conference in Shanghai, when many topics were discussed centring in the question of the native Chinese Church, a general declaration of faith and purpose was adopted, which, after setting out the things held in common, proceeded, " We frankly recognize that we differ as to methods of administration and of church government; that some among us differ from others as to the administration of baptism; and that there are some differences as to the statement of the doctrine of predestination, or the election of grsce.
by 7 z These islands lie almost in the direct route of steamers plying between Nagasaki and Shanghai, and are distant some 50 m.
There is daily communication by regular lines of steamers with Shanghai, and smaller steamers ply on the upper section of the river between Hankow and Ich`ang.
of Shanghai, a 36 hours' run by steamer, with which were associated many railway and mining rights in the district.
The native city of Shanghai is situated in 31° 15' N., 121° 27' E.
2, for halfyear ended the 31st of March 1878, 15th issue (Shanghai); Lowry, " Notes on Epidemic Disease at Pakhoi " (1882), ibid., 24th issue, p. 31.
In English his chief works were Notes on Chinese Literature (Shanghai, 1867), and scattered articles collected under the title Chinese Researches by A'exander Wylie (Shanghai, 1897).
This movement has continued, and is now particularly noticeable in the cases of retired officials, many of whom have made Shanghai their home.
SHANGHAI, a city in the Chinese province of Kiang-su.
But though thus favourably situated as an emporium of trade, Shanghai did not attract the attention of foreign diplomatists until the outbreak of the War of 1841, when the inhabitants purchased protection from the attacks of Admiral Parker by the payment of a ransom of X145,000.
The number of foreigners, other than British, who took up their abode in the British settlement at Shanghai made it soon necessary to adopt some more catholic form of government than that supplied by a British consul who had control only over British subjects, and by common agreement a committee of residents, consisting of a chairman and six members, was elected by the renters of land for the purposes of general municipal administration.
Shanghai, moreover, is not only a port of trade, but is rapidly becoming a large manufacturing and industrial centre.
Since the above date there have, consequently, been two municipalities at Shanghai, the French and the amalgamated British and American settlements, to which the original regulations continued to apply.
bank loans in Shanghai were in real estate.
In 1911, when the revolution broke out prematurely at Wuchang, Dr. Sun was in England; but he hurried back to China and arrived at Shanghai on Christmas Eve, in time to be acclaimed as the originator of the Republican programme and elected Provisional President by the delegates to the National Convention assembled at Nanking.
It also works coal-fields at Yentai and Fushun; has a line of steamers plying between Tairen and Shanghai; and engages in enterprises of electricity, warehousing and the management of houses and lands within zones 50 Ii (17 m.) wide on either side of the line.
The magnitude of the foreign interests invested in Shanghai may be gathered from the following rough summary: Assessed value of land in settlements registered as foreign-owned £5,500,000; docks, wharves and other industrial public companies - market value of stock.
Wells Williams, The Middle Kingdom (London, 1883); Pere Havret, La Stele de Si-ngan Fou (Shanghai, 1895-1902); F.
In October of the same year the American government in the Philippines, having to deal with the opium trade, raised the question of the taking of joint measures for its suppression by the powers interested, and as a result a conference met at Shanghai on the 1st of February 1909 to which China, the United States of America, Great Britain, Austria-Hungary, France, Germany, Italy, Japan, the Netherlands, Persia, Portugal and Russia sent delegates.
The opening up of the upper waters of the Yangtsze to steam navigation has made it a commercial entrepot second only to Shanghai.
There are five dioceses, and in 1897 an episcopal conference was held in Shanghai.
Bullock, " Competitive Examinations in China " (Nineteenth Century, July 1894); and Etienne Zi, Pratique des examens litteraires en Chine (Shanghai, 1894).
The local management is entrusted to a municipal council organized on lines similar to those which obtain at Shanghai.
While apprenticed to a cabinet-maker he picked up a Chinese grammar written in Latin, and after mastering the latter tongue made such good progress with the former, that in 1846 James Legge engaged him to superintend the London Missionary Society's press at Shanghai.
The products of this fertile district, as well as the teas and silks of more distant regions, find their natural outlet at Shanghai.
At first merchants appeared disinclined to take advantage of the opportunities offered them at Shanghai.
This is exclusive of banks, shipping and insurance companies, and other institutions which draw profits from other places besides Shanghai.
Relations between Sun Yat-sen and Yuan Shih-k'ai were never cordial, but until the ejection from Peking of the Kuo Min-tang Radicals by the President Dictator in 1913, they preserved the appearance of goodwill, and towards the end of 1912 Sun accepted a highly paid appointment as Director of National Railways at Shanghai.
Wylie (London and Shanghai, 1867).
He remained with the British force of occupation in northern China until April 1862, when the British troops, under the command of General Staveley, proceeded to Shanghai, in order to protect the European settlement at that place from the Taiping rebels.
The latter gradually advanced eastwards, and approaching the important city of Shanghai, alarmed the European inhabitants, who subscribed to raise a mixed force of Europeans and Manila men for the defence of the town.
This force, which was placed under the command of an American, Frederick Townsend Ward (1831-1862), took up a position in the country west of Shanghai to check the advance of the rebels.
Fighting continued round Shanghai for about two years, but Ward's force was not altogether successful, and when General Staveley arrived from Tientsin affairs were in a somewhat critical condition.
from Shanghai, and Gordon was attached to his staff as engineer officer.
north-west of Shanghai, which was invested by the rebels.
of China, p. 162, Shanghai, 1871), is used as incense in China.
DAY 3 - At the heart of Shanghai is The Bund, a riverside boulevard, lined with magnificent colonial buildings.
New Millenium, finances chronic, Shanghai and New York the perfect tonic.
To add to its ancient attractions, it is creating futuristic cityscapes in great cities such as Shanghai.
convoked a conference of the Shanghai organization at the end of 1937, where we unanimously adopted our guiding political resolution.
He went on to become the headmaster of the new Dulwich College Shanghai.
He started his working life in the Hong Kong and Shanghai Bank before giving up the heady heights of finance for writing.
This is the first time that Shanghai Yue Opera is featured in a truly intercultural and multimedia production in the UK.
Then in September the Argonaut sailed for Shanghai to repatriate British internees.
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A few yards further on, the assembly of the first Shanghai is depicted in a heroic diorama complete with life-size mannequins.
The underground metro connects most places in central Shanghai, running under the river to Pudong.
nonstop service from Chicago to Shanghai.
The Shanghai Visa Section will accept postal applications and the student fast-track service is still operational.
Liu Renjing was also liberated, and bombarded Shanghai and the International Secretariat with letters denouncing the opportunism and the capitulation of Chen Duxiu.
The Shanghai company occupies a key position in the world's fastest-growing car market.
tone sandhi in Shanghai is a morpho-phonological process to produce prosodic words, while compounding is a syntactic means to make lexical words.
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ON TOUR: SHANGHAI back on the World Stage shanghai back on the World Stage Shanghai is one of the great cities of the world.
On 16th February, 1870 she departed from London on her maiden voyage to Shanghai.
waft out onto the street from one of Shanghai's many department stores.
One effect of the Taiping rebellion was to close the native custom-house at Shanghai; and as Lhe corrupt alternatives proposed by the Chinese were worse than useless, it was arranged by Sir Rutherford Alcock, the British consul, with his French and American colleagues, that they should undertake to collect the duties on goods owned by foreigners entering and leaving the port.
No distinct latitude can be assigned as a boundary between the two forms, from the simple fact that where migration in comparatively recent times has taken place a natural conservatism has prevented the more familiar garb from being discarded; at the same time the two forms can often be seen within the limits of the same country; as, for instance, in China, where the women of Shanghai commonly wear trousers, those of Hong-Kong skirts.
of Shanghai, in 30Ã‚° 20' 20" N., 120 0 7' 27" E.
of Shanghai in 30Ã‚° 32' 51" N., 114Ã‚° 1 9' 55" E., at a height of 150 ft.
Richard, Comprehensive Geography of the Chinese Empire (Shanghai, 1908), pp. 798 9, and authorities there cited.
Richard, Comprehensive Geography of the Chinese Empire (Shanghai, 1908), pp. 39-46, and the authorities there cited.
The native city of Shanghai is situated in 31Ã‚° 15' N., 121Ã‚° 27' E.
In the foreign settlements, owing to sanitary enactments, cholera is rare, and Europeans who adopt ordinary precautions "have nothing to fear from the climate of Shanghai" (China Sea Directory, vol.
Tone sandhi in Shanghai is a morpho-phonological process to produce prosodic words, while compounding is a syntactic means to make lexical words.
ON TOUR: SHANGHAI Back on the World Stage Shanghai is one of the great cities of the world.
Heavy bass tones waft out onto the street from one of Shanghai 's many department stores.
Rice is the predominant carbohydrate or starch in Chinese food, but Shanghai is one of many regions that prefer wheat-based noodles or steamed buns.
Shanghai - This type of cooking is a bit heavier and oilier than Cantonese style cooking, and citrus fruits are also popular in the cuisine.
While Paris, New York City, and Venice are popular for romantic themes, more unusual choices could include Egypt, Shanghai, Las Vegas, a tropical island, London, or Africa.
The Special Olympics World Games will take place in Shanghai, with as many as 7,000 athletes attending the event.
These river cruises explore locations such as Beijing, Shanghai and Xi'an.
The two main producers of the chocolate pearls, Shanghai Gems SA of Geneva and the Ballerina Pearl Company of New York, both maintained that the beautiful vibrant chocolate colors were not the product of irradiation or dyes.
Suits in our Platinum Collection are handmade in our workshop near Shanghai.
Shanghai by entering in Delta, Phi, Delta, Omega for Easy; Sigma, Psi, Psi, Phi for Normal; and Omega, Delta, Phi, Psi for Hard.
Yun and Yang Lee were born in Shanghai, but grew up in Hong Kong.
In Shanghai, China, an online gamer named Mr. Qui was sentenced to life in prison for stabbing another gamer (Mr.
The pots are made, much like the Brown Betty teapot from a special, purple tinted clay that is found just outside the town of Yixing, about 100 miles from Shanghai.
Unless you are planning to throw down some cash for the airfare to Shanghai, travel on over to this foggy city of fun to experience the best in Chinese parties!
Shanghai: An Asian-themed floral pattern adds prettiness to this sexy tankini with a daring plunging neckline.
He helped Indiana Jones and Willie Scott escape from the Obi Wan night club in Shanghai.
Shanghai, China's largest city, is located along the country's eastern coast, on the banks of the Yangtze River.
A cosmopolitan center in the early 20th century to rival Paris and London, Shanghai languished after the Communist takeover in 1949.
Standard 28 day tours include visits to Beijing, Xian, Lhasa, Shigatse, Lhatse, Saga, Paryang, Manasarovar Lake, Tarchen, Mt. Kailash, Tarchen, Tsada, Seng Ge Tsangpo, Gertse, Tsochen, Lhatse, Shigatse, Lhasa, and Shanghai.
Citizens of selected countries who are traveling through Shanghai Pudong or Hongqiao Airport and staying in Shanghai less than 48 hours.
According to Gene Huang, FedEx chief economist and a Shanghai native, the Chinese emerging middle class and growing consumerism will continue to seek goods and luxury items from the rest of the world.
Cities such as Bejing, Guanzhou, and Shanghai, though traditionally poorer cities in the past, now rival larger cities all over the world for technology and manufacturing.
Revenge of the Fallen opened with the Autobots hunting down a Decepticon R8 which was making trouble in Shanghai.
In spite of the powerful competition of Shanghai, Ning-po has a valuable foreign trade.
"At the end of the first year of its history as an open port Shanghai could count only 23 foreign residents and families, i consular flag, 11 merchants' houses, and 2 Protestant missionaries.
1 By degrees, however, the manifold advantages as a port of trade possessed by Shanghai attracted merchants of all nationalities; and from the banks of the Hwang-p'u arose handsome dwellinghouses, which have converted a reed-covered swamp into one of the finest cities in the East.
Lay, of the British consular service, was in consequence appointed inspector of the Shanghai customs. The results of Mr Lay's administration proved so successful that when arranging the terms of the treaty of 1858 the Chinese willingly assented to the application of the same system to all the treaty ports, and Mr Lay was thereupon appointed inspector-general of maritime customs. On the retirement of Mr Lay in 1862 Sir Robert Hart was appointed to the post.
From 1856 to 1864 the trade of Shanghai vastly ncreased, and its prosperity culminated between 1860 and 1864, when the influx of Chinese into the foreign settlement in consequence of the advance E.
Both in 1860 and again in 1861 the rebels advanced to the walls of Shanghai, but were driven back by the British troops and volunteers, aided by the naval forces of England and France.
To Shanghai the successful operations of Gordon brought temporarily disastrous consequences.
The total burthen of foreign steamers which entered and cleared at Shanghai during 1884 was 3,145,242 tons, while in 1908 it was over 15,000,000 tons.
Shanghai also contains three large establishments for docking, repairing and building ships.
The total native population in the settlements by the census of 1895 was 286,753, and the estimated population of the native city was 125,000, making a total for all Shanghai of 411,753.
During his tenancy of office the system adopted at Shanghai was applied to the other treaty ports, so that when on Mr Lay's resignation Mr Hart was appointed inspector-general of foreign customs, he found himself at the head of an organization which collected a revenue of upwards of eight million taels per annum at fourteen treaty ports.
Clark, Formosa (Shanghai, 1896); W.
Chevalier (Shanghai, 1900).
After arranging at Hue with the king of Annam the condition of the French protectorate, he proceeded to Shanghai to settle with China the difficulties which had arisen over the evacuation of Tongking by the Chinese troops.
of Shanghai, in 30° 20' 20" N., 120 0 7' 27" E.
It is connected with Shanghai by inland canal, which is navigable for boats drawing up to 4 ft.
The cities of Shanghai, Hangchow and Suchow form the three points of a triangle, each being connected with the other by canal, and trade is now open by steam between all three under the inland navigation rules.
There is also a large paper currency in the form of notes issued by the Chartered Bank of India, Australia and China, the Hong-Kong and Shanghai Banking Corporation and the National Bank of China, Limited.
The following table affords data for comparing the climatesof Peking, Shanghai, Hakodate, Tokyo and San Francisco:
Shanghai do 26
Between 1840 and 1850, after the opening of trade with China, large quantities of silk were sent from the northern port of Shanghai, and afterwards also from the southern port of "Canton.
The different qualities of " waste," of which there are many, vary in colour from a rich yellow to a creamy white; the chief producing countries being China, Japan, India, Italy, France and the countries in the Near East; and the best-known qualities are: steam wastes, from Canton; knubs, from China and from Italy and other Western countries; frisons, from various sources; wadding and blaze, Shanghai; china, Hangchow; and Nankin buttons; Indian and Szechuen wastes; punjum, the most lustrous of wastes; China curlies; Japan wastes, known by such terms as kikai, ostue, &c.; French, Swiss, Italian, China, Piedmont, Milan, &c. There are yellow wastes from Italy, and many more far too numerous to mention.
(4) The Protestant Episcopal Church of the United States, with 89 dioceses and missionary jurisdictions, including North Tokyo, Kyoto, Shanghai, Cape Palmas, and the independent dioceses of Hayti and Brazil.
The town possesses few buildings of any note, but government house, the law-courts, the gaol, the lunatic asylum and the HongKong and Shanghai Bank are exceptions, as also is the cathedral of St Andrew.
Todhunter, Conflict of Studies (1873) William Whewell, Of a Liberal Education (London, 1845); Christopher Wordsworth, Scholae academicae (Cambridge, 1877); Etienne Zi (or Siu or Seu), Pratique des examens litteraires en Chine (Shanghai, 1894).
In 1908 an international commission that met at Shanghai passed resolutions inviting all the states there represented to take measures for the gradual suppression of the manufacture, sale and distribution of opium, except for medicinal purposes.
The state has also lines from Seoul to the open ports, &c. Korea has regular steam communication with ports in Japan, the Gulf of Pechili, Shanghai, &c. Her own mercantile marine is considerable.
Wilkinson, The Korean Government: Constitutional Changes in Korea during the period 23rd July 1894 30th June 1896 (Shanghai, 1896); A.
The looms of Suchow and the tea plantations of Ngan-hui, together with the rice of this "garden of China," for many years before treaty days, supplied the Shanghai junks with their richest freight.
In the Nanking treaty, which was signed in the following year, Shanghai was included among the four new ports which were thrown open to trade.
Shanghai lies low, and, though the early winter is enjoyable, snow and ice being occasionally seen, the summer months are excessively hot.
As there are now fourteen treaty powers represented at Shanghai, there are consequently fourteen distinct courts sitting side by side, each administering the law of its own nationality.
The greatest anomaly, however, in respect of the government of Shanghai is the local municipal control.
We'll only stay long enough to pack up Quinn's equipment and Shanghai Howie back here.
Richard, Comprehensive Geography of the Chinese Empire (Shanghai, 1908).
After having been vice-consul at Shanghai and acting consul in 1900 at Tientsin, he entered the Foreign Office in 1902 in a subordinate capacity and rose by 1910 to be director of the Political Section.
The vastness of British interests in China and the large British population at Shanghai gave rise in 1865 to the establishment of a British supreme court for China and Japan, Sir Edmund Hornby, then judge of the British court at Constantinople, being the first judge appointed to the new office.
Me and David here will have the place running as smooth as a Shanghai subway.
Before Dean could remember what Shanghai offered for public transportation, Fred set about taking care of the needs and concerns of the returning guests.
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