Professor Robert A Bickers

B.A. (Hons), Ph.D.(Lond.)

  • BS8 1TB

1992 …2020

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Research Output

2020

China Bound: John Swire & Sons and its World, 1816-1980

Bickers, R., 5 Mar 2020, London: Bloomsbury. 534 p.

Research output: Book/ReportAuthored book

2019

Repatriating the Archives with Digital Humanities

Jones, M., Alexander, T., Atogo, A., Bickers, R., Caddick, B., Carrier, N., Haines, E., Hallett, J., Muhoro, T., Muhuma, L., Nafula, L., Nyamanga, P., Pitts, K., Pucknell, J., Pywell, S., Small, M., Steer, D., Sugar, N., Wahome, E., Mugwima, B. & 1 others, Williams, M., 26 Jul 2019. 2 p.

Research output: Contribution to conferenceConference Poster

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The Craft of Historical Creativity

Pooley, W. G., McLellan, J., Hanna, E., Dudley, M., Cole, T., Williamson, B. & Bickers, R., 23 Nov 2019, (Accepted/In press) In : History Workshop Journal.

Research output: Contribution to journalArticle (Academic Journal)

Visions of China

Bickers, R., 25 Jul 2019, Embers of Empire in Brexit Britain. Ward, S. & Rasch, A. (eds.). London: Bloomsbury Academic, p. 157-166

Research output: Chapter in Book/Report/Conference proceedingChapter in a book

2018

Legal Fiction: Extraterritoriality as an Instrument of British Power in China in the long nineteenth century

Bickers, R., Jul 2018, Empire in Asia: A New Global History. Volume Two: The Long Nineteenth Century. Brunero, D. M. & Farrell, B. P. (eds.). London: Bloomsbury Academic, p. 53-80

Research output: Chapter in Book/Report/Conference proceedingChapter in a book

2017

1899-1900: révolte et guerre des Boxeurs

Bickers, R., Oct 2017, Histoire du monde au XIXe siècle. Singaravélou, P. & Venayre, S. (eds.). Paris: Fayard, p. 373-376 4 p.

Research output: Chapter in Book/Report/Conference proceedingChapter in a book

Historical Photographs of China

Bickers, R. A., Carstairs, J., Smith, P. & Boere, P., 16 Jan 2017

Research output: Non-textual formWeb publication/site

Open Access

Out of China: How the Chinese Ended the Era of Western Domination

Bickers, R., 2017, Allen Lane. 540 p.

Research output: Book/ReportAuthored book

Review of Select Antoinette Burton and Dane Kennedy , eds. How Empire Shaped Us

Bickers, R., 14 Jul 2017, In : Journal of British Studies. 56, 3, p. 666-667

Research output: Contribution to journalBook/Film/Article review (Academic Journal)

2016

Introduction: Treaty Ports in Modern China: Law, land and power

Bickers, R., 2016, Treaty Ports in Modern China: Law, land and power. Routledge, p. 1-22 22 p.

Research output: Chapter in Book/Report/Conference proceedingChapter in a book

Moving stories: Memorialisation and its legacies in treaty port China

Bickers, R., 28 Jan 2016, Decolonising Imperial Heroes: Cultural legacies of the British and French Empires. Jones, M., Sèbe, B., Taithe, B. & Yeandle, P. (eds.). Routledge, p. 40-70 31 p.

Research output: Chapter in Book/Report/Conference proceedingChapter in a book

Restoration and reform, 1860-1900

Bickers, R., 23 Jun 2016, The Oxford Illustrated History of Modern China. Wasserstrom, J. N. (ed.). Oxford University Press, p. 63-89 27 p.

Research output: Chapter in Book/Report/Conference proceedingChapter in a book

Toward integrated historical climate research: the example of Atmospheric Circulation Reconstructions over the Earth

Allan, R., Endfield, G., Damodaran, V., Adamson, G., Hannaford, M., Carroll, F., Macdonald, N., Groom, N., Jones, J., Williamson, F., Hendy, E., Holper, P., Arroyo-Mora, P., Hughes, L., Bickers, R. & Bliuc, A-M., 1 Mar 2016, In : Wiley Interdisciplinary Reviews: Climate Change. 7, 2, p. 164-174 11 p.

Research output: Contribution to journalArticle (Academic Journal)

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24 Citations (Scopus)
329 Downloads (Pure)

Treaty Ports in Modern China: Law, Land, And Power

Bickers, R. & Jackson, I. (ed.), 31 May 2016, London: Routledge.

Research output: Book/ReportEdited book

‘Throwing Light on Natural Laws’: Meteorology on the China coast, 1869-1912

Bickers, R., 31 May 2016, Treaty Ports in Modern China: Law, land and power. Bickers, R. & Jackson, I. (eds.). Routledge, p. 180-201 22 p.

Research output: Chapter in Book/Report/Conference proceedingChapter in a book

2015

Britain and China, 1840-1970: Empire, Finance and War

Bickers, R. A. (ed.) & Howlett, J. J. (ed.), 31 Jul 2015, Routledge.

Research output: Book/ReportEdited book

2 Citations (Scopus)

Britain and China, and India, 1830s-1940s

Bickers, R., 31 Jul 2015, Britain and China, 1840-1970: Empire, finance and war. Bickers, R. & Howlett, J. J. (eds.). London: Routledge, p. 58-83 25 p.

Research output: Chapter in Book/Report/Conference proceedingChapter in a book

Introduction: Britain and China

Bickers, R. & Howlett, J. J., 31 Jul 2015, Britain and China, 1840-1970: Empire, Finance and War. Bickers, R. & Howlett, J. J. (eds.). London: Routledge, p. 1-21 21 p.

Research output: Chapter in Book/Report/Conference proceedingChapter in a book

Know Your Bristol On The Move

Bickers, R., Cole, T., Carstairs, J., Nourse, N., McLellan, J., Insole, P., Piccini, A., Miller, K., Skinner, R., Jones, M., Gulliver, M., Williams, J., Eisenstadt, N. (ed.), Thomas, M., Anderson, C., Warren, J., Bristol, T. P. O. & Eisenstadt, N., Sep 2015, Centre for Public Engagement, University of Bristol. 32 p.

Research output: Book/ReportOther report

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Know Your Bristol On The Move

Jones, M., Anderson, C., Bickers, R., Carstairs, J., Cole, T., Eisenstadt, N. (ed.), Gulliver, M., Insole, P., McLellan, J., Miller, K., Nourse, N., Piccini, A., Routledge, J., Skinner, R., Thomas, M., Williams, J. & Julian, W., 20 Jul 2015.

Research output: Contribution to conferenceConference Poster

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Tsingtao and China

Bickers, R., 1 Nov 2015, The Sikh Chronicles: The Official Journal of the WW1 Sikh Memorial Fund. Singh-Sohal, J. (ed.). WW1 Sikh Memorial Fund, p. 36-39

Research output: Chapter in Book/Report/Conference proceedingChapter in a book

Vaughan Postcard Collection Residency

tissandier, Z., Piccini, A., Bickers, R., Nourse, N. & warren, J., 2015

Research output: Non-textual formArtefact

Open Access
2014

Canton Camera

Carstairs, J. (ed.) & Bickers, R. (ed.), Feb 2014

Research output: Other contribution

For China and the World: Robert Hart

Bickers, R. A. & Routledge, J., 29 Mar 2014

Research output: Non-textual formDigital or Visual Products

Moving stories: Memorialisation and its legacies in treaty port China

Bickers, RA., 27 Oct 2014, In : Journal of Imperial and Commonwealth History. 42, 5, p. 826-856 31 p.

Research output: Contribution to journalArticle (Academic Journal)

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3 Citations (Scopus)
339 Downloads (Pure)

Shanghai and the Green Howards, 1914-1918

Bickers, R., Nov 2014, The Green Howard, p. 13-14 2 p.

Research output: Contribution to specialist publicationArticle (Specialist Publication)

2013

An East Asian Circulation: Asa Mattice on the USS Juniata, 1883–1885

Bickers, R. A., 19 Jul 2013, Cross-Currents E-Journal, 7 8 p.

Research output: Contribution to specialist publicationArticle (Specialist Publication)

British concessions and Chinese cities, 1910-1930s

Bickers, RA., 1 Mar 2013, New Narratives of Urban Space in Republican Chinese Cities: Emerging Social, Legal and Governance Orders. So, B. K. L. & Zelin, M. (eds.). Leiden: Brill Academic Publishers, p. 157-195 40 p. (Modern East Asia in a Global Historical Perspective).

Research output: Chapter in Book/Report/Conference proceedingChapter in a book

Darwent Revisited: Shanghai now and then

Carstairs, J. & Bickers, R. (ed.), Feb 2013

Research output: Other contribution

Infrastructural Globalisation: Lighting the China Coast, 1860s-1930s

Bickers, RA., 6 May 2013, In : Historical Journal. 56, 2, p. 431-458 28 p.

Research output: Contribution to journalArticle (Academic Journal)

6 Citations (Scopus)

Loose ties that bound: British empire, colonial authority and Hong Kong

Bickers, R. A., 15 Jun 2013, Negotiating Autonomy in Greater China: Hong Kong and Its Sovereign Before and After 1997. Yep, R. K-M. (ed.). Copenhagen: Nordic Institute of Asian Studies, p. 29-54 15 p. (Governance in Asia).

Research output: Chapter in Book/Report/Conference proceedingChapter in a book

孵化器之城: 上海与帝国危机

Bickers, R., 2013, In : Chengshishi Yanjiu. 29, p. 220-2409 30 p.

Research output: Contribution to journalArticle (Academic Journal)

2012

Incubator city: Shanghai and the crises of empires

Bickers, RA., 13 Aug 2012, In : Journal of Urban History. 38, 5, p. 862-878 17 p.

Research output: Contribution to journalArticle (Academic Journal)

2 Citations (Scopus)

Know your Bristol: Bristol's history, people's stories

Bickers, R. A., Carstairs, J. A., Coates, P. A., Cole, T. J., Horton, M., Insole, P., Mackenzie, R., McLellan, J., Miller, K. F., Piccini, A. A., Smith, S., Taylor, C. & Thorne, D., 10 Dec 2012, Bristol: Centre for Public Engagement, University of Bristol. 18 p.

Research output: Book/ReportOther report

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The Challenger: Hugh Hamilton Lindsay and the rise of British Asia, 1830s-1860s

Bickers, RA., 1 Dec 2012, In : Transactions of the Royal Historical Society. 22, p. 141-169 28 p.

Research output: Contribution to journalArticle (Academic Journal)

3 Citations (Scopus)

The lives and deaths of photographs in early treaty port China

Bickers, RA., 1 Dec 2012, Visualizing China 1845-1965: Moving and Still images in Historical Narratives. Henriot, C. & Yeh, W. (eds.). Leiden: Brill Academic Publishers, p. 3-38 35 p.

Research output: Chapter in Book/Report/Conference proceedingChapter in a book

‘Good work for China in every possible direction’: the Foreign Inspectorate of the Chinese Maritime Customs, 1854-1950

Bickers, RA., 2012, Twentieth Century Colonialism and China: Localities, the Everyday, and the World. Goodman, B. & Goodman, D. (eds.). Routledge, p. 25 - 36

Research output: Chapter in Book/Report/Conference proceedingChapter in a book

4 Citations (Scopus)

帝国造就了我: 一个英国人在旧上海的往史

Bickers, R. A., 1 Aug 2012, Hangzhou: Zhejiang University Press. 359 p.

Research output: Book/ReportAuthored book

2011

British travel writing from China in the Nineteenth Century

Bickers, RA., 2011, In : Journal of the Economic and Social History of the Orient. 54, p. 785 - 793 9 p.

Research output: Contribution to journalArticle (Academic Journal)

China's age of fragility

Bickers, RA., Mar 2011, In : History Today. 61, p. 29 - 36 8 p.

Research output: Contribution to journalArticle (Academic Journal)

China through a colonial lens

Bickers, RA., Oct 2011, In : History Today. 61, p. 26 - 29 4 p.

Research output: Contribution to journalArticle (Academic Journal)

Foreword to Shanghai Policeman

Bickers, R. A., 1 Jun 2011, Shanghai Policeman. Hong Kong: Earnshaw Books, p. ix

Research output: Chapter in Book/Report/Conference proceedingChapter in a book

The Scramble for China: Foreign devils in the Qing empire, 1832-1914

Bickers, RA., 2011, Allen Lane. 496 p.

Research output: Book/ReportAuthored book

Visualising China: China 1850-1950: An interactive resource

Bickers, R. A., Carstairs, J. A., Tredgold, J., Price, S. & Rogers, N. J., 7 Jul 2011

Research output: Non-textual formWeb publication/site

2010

Anglo-Japanese relations and treaty port China: the case of the Chinese Maritime Customs Service

Bickers, RA., 2010, The International History of East Asia, 1900-1968: Trade, ideology and the quest for order. Best, A. (ed.). Routledge, p. 35 - 56 21 p.

Research output: Chapter in Book/Report/Conference proceedingChapter in a book

Citizenship by correspondence in the Shanghai International Settlement, 1919-43

Bickers, RA., 2010, Citadins et citoyens dans la Chine du XXe siècle. Essais d'histoire sociale en hommage à Marie-Claire Bergère. Chevrier, Y. & Xiao-Planes, A. R. E. X. (eds.). Éditions de la Maison des sciences de l'homme, p. 227 - 262

Research output: Chapter in Book/Report/Conference proceedingChapter in a book

Introduction: Britains and Britons over the seas

Bickers, RA., 2010, Settlers and expatriates: Britons over the seas. Bickers, R. (ed.). Oxford University Press, p. 1 - 17 17 p.

Research output: Chapter in Book/Report/Conference proceedingChapter in a book

6 Citations (Scopus)

Settlers and expatriates: Britons over the seas

Bickers, RA., 2010, Oxford University Press. 357 p.

Research output: Book/ReportEdited book

44 Citations (Scopus)