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Title: The Port Hamilton affair and Russo-British rivalry in the Far East, 1876-1905
Author: Kim, Hyun-soo
ISNI:       0000 0001 3585 7897
Awarding Body: University of Glasgow
Current Institution: University of Glasgow
Date of Award: 1989
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During the late eighteenth century, Britain, as a country of mercantile capitalism, was mainly interested in world-wide markets. At the same time, Russia was conscious of the restrictions which her existing territory placed on commerce during the winter. Therefore, she was especially interested in an ice-free port for trade and as an outpost from which to extend her power and influence to southward regions.
Supervisor: Not available Sponsor: Not available
Qualification Name: Thesis (Ph.D.) Qualification Level: Doctoral
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Keywords: China; Korea; Japan; Opium Wars; Foreign affairs