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Grounds of JudgmentExtraterritoriality and Imperial Power in Nineteenth-Century China and Japan$
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Par Kristoffer Cassel

Print publication date: 2012

Print ISBN-13: 9780199792054

Published to Oxford Scholarship Online: May 2012

DOI: 10.1093/acprof:oso/9780199792054.001.0001

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Expelling Extraterritoriality

Expelling Extraterritoriality

Treaty Revision in Meiji Japan and Qing China, 1860–1912

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(p.149) 6 Expelling Extraterritoriality
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Grounds of Judgment
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Pär Kristoffer Cassel

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Oxford University Press
DOI:10.1093/acprof:oso/9780199792054.003.0006

This chapter examines how legal pluralism and extraterritoriality contributed to shape the public debate in China and Japan in the last decades of the nineteenth century. It contrasts official Chinese and Japanese responses to a series of widely publicized consular courts cases and shows that the Japanese authorities were much more successful in mobilizing public opinion against extraterritoriality than the Qing Empire was. The chapter argues that one of the reasons for the Japanese success was the fact that the Japanese state had created a relatively unified citizenry by abolishing all traces of legal pluralism.

Keywords:   legal pluralism, extraterritoriality, Meiji Japan, Qing Empire, Shanghai Mixed Court, treaty revision

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