Chefoo


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Chefoo

(ˈtʃiːˈfuː)
n
(Placename) another name for Yantai
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In addition, Li was advised by Ma Jianzhong, the first Chinese to earn a Western law degree (in France) who was instrumental in negotiating an 1885 amendment to the Chefoo Convention allowing the Qing empire to tax the opium trade at much higher rates, and Ma's brother Ma Jianchang (also known as Ma Xiangbo).
Lydia Mary Fay was born in Bennington, Vermont, in 1804 and died in Chefoo (today Yantai) in Shandong Province, North China, in October 1878.
9, 2011 /PRNewswire-Asia/ --More than a century ago, the southeastern Anhui province's Wuhu city was known to the world as one of China's trading ports under the Sino-British Chefoo Convention signed in 1876.
Joyce was a boarder at Chefoo School in the city of Chefoo, now Yantai, in north eastern China when life changed dramatically.
At the time Joyce was a boarding pupil at the Chefoo School in North Eastern China and, when the Japanese army overtook huge swathes of the country and joined the Second World War, they interned the Westerners already living there in camps.
Russia proposed Paris for the meeting, while Japan's preference was for Chefoo (North China).
The chapter on the China Inland Mission's school in Chefoo for missionary children (chapter 5) also focuses upon an issue marginally related to gender analysis, that is, the mission's policy to educate missionary children apart from Chinese children.
After the 1876 Chefoo Convention between China and Great Britain that established Wenzhou as a treaty port, foreign ships began stopping at Wenzhou.
28, 60) and played a key role in the Chefoo negotiations (pp.
Started in 1898 and finalized in 1901 the Board formally divided its China operation into four separate entities: South China Mission in Canton, Central China Mission in Shanghai, North China Mission in Chefoo (Yantai), and Interior China Mission in Kaifeng.
The first section outlines her childhood memories of growing up in China, including her education at the Chefoo school where she was a year behind Eric Liddell (of Chariots of Fire fame).
Back in China I fell into the harbor of Chefoo (now Yantai) while playing on the ice and almost lost my life with pneumonia.