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Author Farris, Johnathan Andrew, author.

Title Enclave to urbanity : canton, foreigners, and architecture from the late eighteenth to the early twentieth centuries / Johnathan Andrew Farris.

Published Hong Kong, [China] : Hong Kong University Press, 2016.


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Physical description 1 online resource (281 pages, 12 unnumbered pages of plates) : illustrations (some color)
Bibliography Includes bibliographical references and index.
Contents Chapter 1 Thirteen Factories: An Architecture of Sino-Western Collaboration and Confrontation 8 -- Situation 9 -- Origins and Materials 14 -- Facades: Changes and Continuities 15 -- Plans and Room Use 19 -- Everyday Life: Inhabitants and Rituals 30 -- Pearl River: Transportation, Habitation, and Linkages 41 -- Connecting Fabric: The Square, the Street, and Regulating Relations 45 -- Violated Boundaries and the Factory as Fortress 52 -- Turf Disputes 53 -- Tensions Boil, Crowds Erupt 56 -- Defensible Space and Its Final Vanity 62 -- Chapter 2 Westerners Draw Their Boundaries: Insular Living and Its Exceptions 67 -- Modest Living and Work South of the River: Honam 67 -- A New Era but a Separate Peace: Dwelling on Shamian 74 -- Presenting a European Face: A Survey of Houses on Shamian, 1870-1900 85 -- Western Official and Commercial Buildings Outside Shamian 98 -- Domesticity and Division: Inside the Foreign House and Yard, 1865-1900 105 -- A Problem of Translation: Missionaries Confront (and Inhabit) the City 127 -- Neighboring Sparks, Local Flames: Violence and Space in the 1880s 140 -- Later Nineteenth Century and the Two Worlds of Guangzhou 143 -- Chapter 3 Dining, Shopping, Bombarding, and Touring: Foreigners in the Traditional City 145 -- Guests and Customers: "Invited" Foreigners in the Early Nineteenth Century 146 -- Visiting a Buddhist Monastery 146 -- Flower Grounds 150 -- Invitation to a Chop-stick Dinner 152 -- Impulse to Buy 160 -- City Question: Entry and Mapping in the Third Quarter of the Nineteenth Century 164 -- Tourism at the Sunset of Imperial Guangzhou: Institutions, Ideologies, and Power 172 -- Press of the Crowd 178 -- "Regulation" Sites 180 -- Urban Fabric and Western Perceptions 187 -- Chapter 4 Xin Guangzhou: Architecture, Foreigners, and Modernity in the Early Twentieth Century 190 -- New Business, New Buildings, and Cross-Cultural Controversy in Twentieth- Century Shamian 190 -- Learning and Living Together: Foreign Philanthropic Institutions 204 -- Xin Guangzhou: Foreigners and the Modernization of Canton 213 -- Civic Visions: The Sights of Republican Guangzhou 220 -- Chapter 5 Conclusion 226.
Notes Description based on online resource; title from PDF title page (ebrary, viewed October 3, 2016).
Local Note Electronic reproduction. Ann Arbor, MI : ProQuest, 2016. Available via World Wide Web. Access may be limited to ProQuest affiliated libraries.
Subject Architecture -- China.
Urbanization -- China.
Electronic books.
ISBN 9789888208876
9789888313679 (e-book)

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