Journals Higher Education



Published: 01 March 2013

256 Pages

9.2 x 6.1 inches

ISBN: 9780719085482

Bookseller Code (06)

Empire careers

Working for the Chinese Customs Service, 1854-1949

Catherine Ladds

Published by Manchester University Press

Studies in Imperialism MUP

This book examines the 11,000 foreign nationals who worked for the Chinese Customs Service1854-1949, exploring how their lives and careers were shaped by imperial ideologies, networks and structures. Looks at professional lives, social activities, private lives, and how these factors were influenced by the changing political context.


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