Peace Treaties of China: Treaty of Nanking, Treaty of Shimonoseki, Boxer Protocol, Tanggu Truce, Treaty of Shaoxing, Books LLC

ISBN: 9781157222262

Published: May 28th 2010

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32 pages


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Peace Treaties of China: Treaty of Nanking, Treaty of Shimonoseki, Boxer Protocol, Tanggu Truce, Treaty of Shaoxing,  by  Books LLC

Peace Treaties of China: Treaty of Nanking, Treaty of Shimonoseki, Boxer Protocol, Tanggu Truce, Treaty of Shaoxing, by Books LLC
May 28th 2010 | Paperback | PDF, EPUB, FB2, DjVu, AUDIO, mp3, RTF | 32 pages | ISBN: 9781157222262 | 10.79 Mb

Chapters: Treaty of Nanking, Treaty of Shimonoseki, Boxer Protocol, Tanggu Truce, Treaty of Shaoxing, . Source: Wikipedia. Pages: 31. Not illustrated. Free updates online. Purchase includes a free trial membership in the publishers book club whereMoreChapters: Treaty of Nanking, Treaty of Shimonoseki, Boxer Protocol, Tanggu Truce, Treaty of Shaoxing, . Source: Wikipedia. Pages: 31. Not illustrated. Free updates online. Purchase includes a free trial membership in the publishers book club where you can select from more than a million books without charge.

Excerpt: The Treaty of Shimonoseki (Japanese:, Shimonoseki J yaku), known as the Treaty of Maguan (simplified Chinese: traditional Chinese: pinyin: M gu n tiaoyu ) in China, was signed at the Shunpanr hall on April 17, 1895, between the Empire of Japan and Qing Empire of China, ending the First Sino-Japanese War. The peace conference took place from March 20 to April 17, 1895. The Shunpanr hall where the Treaty of Shimonoseki was signed The treaty ended the First Sino-Japanese War of 1894-1895 as a clear victory for Japan.

In this treaty, China recognized the independence of Korea and renounced any claims to that country. It also ceded the Liaodong Peninsula (then known to the Western Press as Liaotung - the southern portion of, now part of modern Liaoning province), the islands of Taiwan (Formosa) and Penghu to Japan.

China also paid Japan a war indemnity of 200 million Kuping taels, payable over seven years, and the signing of a commercial treaty similar to ones previously signed by China with various western powers in the aftermath of the Opium Wars. This commercial treaty confirmed the opening of various ports and rivers to Japanese trade. Shunpanrou interior In the treaty, China had to pay an indemnity of 200 million silver kuping taels to Japan.

One kuping (treasury) tael is about 37.3 grams in weight. The 200 million kuping taels is about 7.45 million kg of silver. Later Japan was forced to re-cede the Liaodong peninsula, after the Triple intervention of Russia, Germany and France, and asked for more money - an additional 30 million kuping (1.12 million kg) of silver - from China, the total amount thu...More: http: //booksllc.net/?id=65922



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