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Merchants of peace

George L. Ridgeway

Merchants of peace

twenty years of business diplomacy through the International Chamber of Commerce, 1919-1938.

by George L. Ridgeway

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Published by Columbia University Press in New York .
Written in English

    Subjects:
  • International Chamber of Commerce.

  • The Physical Object
    Pagination419p., 14 leaves of plates ;
    Number of Pages419
    ID Numbers
    Open LibraryOL14569280M

    the Jew and Antonio the merchant: we turned o'er many books together: he is furnished with my opinion; which, bettered with his own learning, the greatness whereof I cannot enough commend, comes with him, at my importunity, to fill up your grace's request in my stead. I beseech you, let his lack of years be no impediment to let him lack a reverend. Get this from a library! Merchants of peace; twenty years of business diplomacy through the International chamber of commerce, ,. [George L Ridgeway].

      Merchants of War and Peace challenges conventional arguments that the major driving forces of the First Opium War were the infamous opium smuggling trade, the defence of British national honour, and cultural conflicts between ‘progressive’ Britain and ‘backward’ : $ The Merchants of Death was, in many ways, the manifesto of a generation of people who swore there would not be and could not be another such war. But here is the kicker: it was co-authored by the founder of Human Events, the conservative .

      Song-Chuan Chen. Merchants of War and Peace: British Knowledge of China in the Making of the Opium Kong: Hong Kong University Press, x, pp. Hardcover $, isbn Author: Emily Mokros.   Merchants of War and Peace - British Knowledge of China in the Making of the Opium War by Song-Chuan Chen, , available at Book Depository with free delivery worldwide.4/5(1).


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Merchants of Peace: Twenty Years of Business Diplomacy through the International Chamber of Commerce, In this Book. Merchants of War and Peace challenges conventional arguments that the major driving forces of the First Opium War were the infamous opium smuggling trade, the defence of British national honour, and cultural conflicts Author: Song-Chuan Chen.

Merchants of War and Peace challenges conventional arguments that the major driving forces of the First Opium War were the infamous opium smuggling trade, the defense of British national honor, and cultural conflicts between 'progressive' Britain and 'backward' China.

Instead, it argues that the war was started by a group of British merchants in the Chinese port of Canton in the. Merchants of Peace. International commerce helps avoid wars, and chambers seek to enhance commerce.

“ J o h n J a y (G i l b e r t S t u a r t p ortra i t) ” S t a m p A c t 1 7 6 5, B e r l i n - G e o r g e, Meda l i s t. A m e r i c a n T r o o p s o n t h e W e s t e r n F r o n t, 1 9 1 8. Merchants of War and Peace challenges conventional arguments that the major driving forces of the First Opium War were the infamous opium smuggling trade, the defence of British national honour, and cultural conflicts between ‘progressive’ Britain and ‘backward’ China.

Merchants of War and Peace Book Description: Instead, it argues that the war was started by a group of British merchants in the Chinese port of Canton. 2 Merchants of War and Peace Th is book is about the history of this war argument and about how the argument created a new British knowledge of China.

Th e book brings into focus the role of private merchants (British traders in the East other than the staff of the East India Company [EIC]) and their interactions with the Qing government. Book Title: Merchants of Doubt Share. Tweet. Intro Video. My Summary (audio) Click here to see all the pictures from this post.

Book-in-a-sentence It is easier to fool people than to convince them that they have been fooled Mark Twain or the rejection of the peace process in Colombia. back to contents. Without waiting for governments to fill the gap, ICC’s founders acted on their conviction that the private sector is best qualified to set global standards for business.

They called themselves “The merchants of peace.” To learn more about the history of the International Chamber of Commerce visit our dedicated centenary website.

Despite its focus on the run-up to the Opium War, Merchants of War and Peace is in the end neither a book about merchants nor a book about the war. Merchants and the war merely form the backdrop for a very profound book about the power of knowledge. Merchants of Peace By George L.

Ridgeway Reviewed By Robert Gale WoolbertAuthor: Robert Gale Woolbert. Awarding the ICC Merchants of Peace medal to the two recipients on the side-lines of ICC governing body meetings in London last week, ICC Secretary General John Danilovich said: “With their commitment to ICC’s founding mission of peace and prosperity through world trade Sheikh Khalifa and Ken Gardener are true Merchants of Peace and thoroughly deserving of this Award.”.

Peace is giving shoes to someone who needs them. Peace is a growing garden. Peace is having enough pizza in the world for everyone. The Peace Book delivers positive and hopeful messages of peace in an accessible, child-friendly format featuring Todd Parr's trademark bold, bright colors and silly scenes/5.

This book is a great introduction to peacemaking and a wonderful window into the thought of John Paul Lederach, one of the most accomplished peacemakers of our author of 22 books on peace, Lederach serves as the director of the Kroc Institute for International Peace Studies at the University of Notre Dame.

Book Review, Merchants of War and Peace: British Knowledge of China in the Making of the Opium War by Song-Chuan Chen. Book Reviews Merchants of War and Peace: British Knowledge of China in the Making of the Opium War by Song-Chuan Chen Hong Kong: Hong Kong University Press,pages.

Hardcover, ISBNHK$ (Reviewed by Richard J. Grace) The intellectual background of the Opium War () is the central. ed on Watson. Full text is unavailable for this digitized archive article. Subscribers may view the full text of this article in its original form through TimesMachine.

Song-Chuan Chen is the author of Merchants of War and Peace ( avg rating, 1 rating, 0 reviews)4/5(1). Genre/Form: History: Additional Physical Format: Online version: Ridgeway, George L. Merchants of peace. Boston: Little, Brown and Co., © (OCoLC)  The Opium War is a landmark event in modern Chinese history.

In this admirably concise book, Merchants of War and Peace: British Knowledge of China in the Making of the Opium War, Song-Chuan Chen invites us to look closely at the actual making of the war, and in particular at those most responsible for igniting the conflict—one portion of the community of British private merchants Author: Timothy B.

Weston.Merchants of War and Peace: British Knowledge of China in the Making of the Opium War. By Song-Chuan Chen. Hong Kong: Hong Kong University Press, xiv, pp. ISBN: (cloth, also available as e-book). - Volume 77 Issue 4 - Yue DuAuthor: Yue Du.