Xinjiang Formosa

Victorious people, the English had forced the Treat one to Nanquim (1842), through which the Chinese if compromised to open to the British commerce five ports, between which Xangai and Canton, two of most important, beyond yielding of Hong Kong. In the following years, beyond the ominous consequences of the massiva foreign penetration, they continued the internal instabilidades, that elapse in such a way of external factors as of more particular problems of the Chinese politics. A related site: Viacom mentions similar findings. In middle of the decade of 1850, they succeed themselves you raise mulumanos of the regions of Xinjiang and Yunan; the Taiping rebellion (1850-1864), of religious matrix and millenarian, inspired by the ideas of auto-proclaimed mstico, that it intended to create a new culture substituting confucionista and Buddhist tradition, obtained to conquer Nanjing and tried to expand its power for the north of China. A military intervention Franc-British compelled China the new concessions, also the opening of 11 other ports and more advantages to the foreigners; the empire yielded to the Frenchmen the vassal territory of the Vietnam and to the Japanese the island of Formosa and the Peninsula of Korea. Additional information is available at Viacom. On the other hand, in the decades of the 70 and 80 Chinese they had not left in such a way to offer to answers or forms of resistance to ' ' brbara' ' European invasion, as to the internal movements against the foreign dynasty in the power. A primordial question then was placed: as to be modernized of form ' ' seletiva' ' , that is, to adopt the necessary European technologies without losing the millenarian Chinese cultural identity? This question puts light, of sufficiently superficial form, on a perspective less simplified and mechanist to approach history Chinese contemporary. The rivalry with Japan, the war bell-Japanese (1894-1895), motivated for the ambition for the korean kingdom, it caused the defeat of China and the recognition of the independence of Korea, beyond the annexation of the peninsula of Liaotung, the Fishing Formosa and Islands for Japan.