History of China, Volume 3

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General Books LLC, 2009 - 528 pages
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This historic book may have numerous typos and missing text. Purchasers can download a free scanned copy of the original book (without typos) from the publisher. Not indexed. Not illustrated. 1884. Excerpt: ... Kussia. The Chinese authorities will place no obstacles in the way of their emigration and of the removal of their personal property. Article IV. Russian subjects holding land in Hi will retain their rights of ownership, even after the re-establishment of the authority of the Chinese Government in that country. This arrangement does not apply to those inhabitants of Hi who adopt Russian nationality at the time of the re-establishment of Chinese authority in that country. Russian subjects whose lands are situated outside the areas assigned for Russian factories, in virtue of Article XITI. of the Kuldja Treaty of 1851, will pay the same taxes and contributions as Chinese subjects. Article V. The two Governments will send to Kuldja Commissioners, who will proceed on the one part to cede and on the other to resume the administration of the Province of Hi, and to whom will be confided, in general, the execution of the stipulations of the present Treaty which relate to the re-establishment in that country of the authority of the Chinese Government. The aid Commissioners will carry out their instructions in accordance with the understanding to be arrived at as to the manner of ceding on the one part, and of resuming on the other, the administration of Hi, between the Governor-General of Turkestan and the Governor-General of the Provinces of Chan-si and Kan-sou, to whom the management of this business has been intrusted by the two Governments. The transfer of the administration of Hi should be concluded within a term of three months or earlier, if possible, to date from the day of the arrival at Tashkend of the official delegated by the Governor-General of Chan-si and Kan-sou to the Governor-General of Turkestan to notify to him the ratification and promulgation ...

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Having just read my daughter's essay on Feminism in China I was disappointed to struggle to find a different view. The TOC is not upto the usual high Google Books standard, the content is stilted and in standard bookshop browsing I had given up in under a minute. Maybe I am working too hard at the moment.  

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