Unveiling of the bust of Anson Burlingame-11/16/2018

Friday, November 16, 2018 from 6:00 PM to 8:30 PM (PST) date Burlingame Public Library 480 Primrose Road Burlingame, CA 94010 The City of Burlingame cordially invited community friends to the evening of celebration of our city’s namesake, Anson Burlingame. Join us for a special program of speakers and for the unveiling of a bust of Anson, made to honor the 150thanniversary of the Burlingame Treaty. The Burlingame Treaty was the first to recognize the equal rights of Chinese citizens and to grant China most favored nation status. Anson Burlingame is one of America’s finest human rights leaders and defenders…

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蒲安臣使团研究 Study on the Anson Burlingame Mission

蒲安臣使团研究 Study on the Anson Burlingame Mission  Edit 1 9… Author: 闵锐武 Source: 中国图书馆 Origin: Only the first 24 pages can be viewed at http://res4.nlc.gov.cn/home/pdfRead.trs?marcid=MDEyMDAyNjc4MTIy&channelid=3&bookid=4000090_05&dataid=drpaper&currentpage=1&pathinfo=734_200&top=a&type=first&subchannel=0&ifPdfReader=0&jumpType=0&filenameSize=5&part=0 Note: This book is very difficult to find for purchase. Here is an online bookstore that has the book. http://book.kongfz.com/s_403/b_90722055/ Content: The Anson Burlingame Mission was the first Chinese diplomatic mission to the western nations in modern Chinese history.Led by Ansonia Burlingame,the just retired US envoy to China and also a bosom friend of the former US president Abraham Lincoln,the mission visited US,Britain,France,Prussia,Russia and other western countries that had treaty relations…

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徐继畬 and Washington

  徐继畬 and Washington  Edit 0 2… Jessica’s Note: Xu’s praises of Washington was inscribed in Chinese on a memorial tablet in Washington Monument. According to “A Visit to the Tsungli Yamen”, Burlingame reported the matter to Secretary of State Seward, and the latter decided to take official notice of the honor paid to Washington. Accordingly, Seward had prepared a copy of Stuart’s portrait of Washington as a gift to Xu (J’s note: The National Gallery still has a copy of Washington’s portrait by the same artist, Gilbert Stuart). The painting was…

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初使泰西记 The First Mission to the Far West

  初使泰西记 The First Mission to the Far West  Edit 0 3… Author: 志刚 Source: http://www.docstoc.com/docs/DownloadDoc.aspx?doc_id=18249998 Date: 1877 Description: One of the minister’s translators, Zhigang, kept a diary of the mission. This will be THE most important document for us in terms of understanding the details of the whole trip. The book in PDF is in Folder Click Here to Download PDF,

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从东方到西方 From East to West

从东方到西方 From East to West  Edit 0 3… Author:锤叔河 岳麓书社 Source: 上海人民出版社 Origin:http://ishare.iask.sina.com.cn/f/7929260.html Description: This is the first book of Zhong’s “To the World Series.” The series include 10 books, collecting all the memoirs, diaries and letters written by the early Chinese (mostly from the Qing Dynasty) who went abroad for diplomatic efforts. In this book, it mentions about the diaries and memoirs related to Burlingame’s mission. The book is great in giving the background picture of the efforts made by the Qing Dynasty trying to connect to the wolrd. downloaded PDF in folder 序(李一氓)…

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中华帝国对外关系史 (第二卷)第九章 (The International Relations of the Chinese Empire)

中华帝国对外关系史 (第二卷)第九章 (The International Relations of the Chinese Empire)  Edit 0 2… Author: 马士 (HoseaBallouMorse) Publisher: 商务印刷馆1958年 Origin: http://ishare.iask.sina.com.cn/f/6449175.html Description: P211 the book illustrated the 30 people accompanying AB during his mission File In Folder

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《中美关系史(1911-1949)》上卷(目录、序等)

《中美关系史(1911-1949)》上卷(目录、序等)  Edit 0 1… Origin: http://ias.cass.cn/show/show_project_ls.asp?id=282 Author: 陶文钊 出版社:上海人民出版社1999年11月版 Content: 目录 序 章 第一章 民国初年 第一节 从共同行动到单干 第二节 不为中国问题卷入国际纠纷 第三节 让日本在中国放手去干 第二章 从凡尔赛到华盛顿 第一节 巴黎和会 第二节 华盛顿会议 第三章 动荡年代 第一节 美国与直系军阀 第二节 美国与广州革命政府 第三节 大革命时期 第四节 南京国民政府成立之初 第四章 从柳条湖到卢沟桥 第一节 不承认主义 第二节 棉麦借款与白银协定 第五章 走向结盟抗日 第一节 战争第一年 第二节 苦撑求援 第三节 走向结盟抗日 第四节 抗战前期中共与美国 第六章 战时盟国 第一节 崎岖的合作之路 第二节 特殊关系的建立 第三节 美军观察组在延安 第七章 转折关头 第一节 史迪威事件 第二节 赫尔利与国共冲突 第三节 扶蒋反共政策的形成 第四节 雅尔塔会议。美国与中苏条约 第八章 走向对抗 第一节 战后头半年 第二节 马歇尔调处国共冲突。《中美商约》的签订 第三节 1948年《援华法》 第四节 美国的两手政策与中共的“一边倒”决策 第五节 走向对抗 附录一 人名索引 附录二 参考书目 附录三 插图目录 后 记 再版后记 序 章…

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Walter Burlingame Letters

Walter Burlingame Letters  Edit 0 5… The bulk of correspondence from WAB resides in the Burlingame Family Papers at Syracuse University Library. These papers cover his life from the time he was an early adolescent into adulthood. The Letters reside in Box 9A of the collection. Many of them are correspondence from WAB to his grandfather from China. Two additional letters can be found at the Onondaga Historical Association. One is the letter to his mother in which he recounts the attack on his father’s party (this is widely published) and a…

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The Treaty of Tianjin

The Treaty of Tianjin  Edit 0 1… Origin: http://en.wikipedia.org/wiki/The_Treaty_of_Tientsin Content: Several documents referred to as “The Treaty of Tien-tsin” (Traditional Chinese: 天津條約 Simplified Chinese: 天津条约, Pinyin: Tiānjīn Tiáoyuē) were signed in Tianjin (Tientsin) in June 1858, ending the first part of the Second Opium War (1856-1860). The Second French Empire, United Kingdom, Russian Empire and the United States were the parties involved. These treaties opened more Chinese ports (see Treaty of Nanking) to the foreigners, permitted foreign legations in the Chinese capital Beijing, allow Christian missionary activity, and legalized the import of opium.…

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