Professor Robert A Bickers

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

  • BS8 1TB

1992 …2020

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15 entries, Oxford Dictionary of National Biography

Bickers, RA., 2004, Oxford Dictionary of National Biography. Matthew, HCG. & Harrison, B. (eds.). Oxford University Press

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

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

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)

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

Boxed out: How the British Museum suppressed discussion of British looting in China

Bickers, RA., 2001, In : TLS: The Times Literary Supplement. 5129, p. 15 - 15 1 p.

Research output: Contribution to journalArticle (Academic Journal)

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

Britain in China: community, culture and colonialism, 1900-1949

Bickers, RA., 1999, xii ed. Manchester University Press. 276 p.

Research output: Book/ReportAuthored book

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

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)

Canton Camera

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

Research output: Other contribution

Changing British Attitudes to China and the Chinese, 1928-1931: Thesis submitted for the degree of Doctor of Philosophy, School of Oriental and African Studies, University of London

Bickers, R., 1992, 305 p. School of Oriental and African Studies, University of London.

Research output: Other contributionPhD thesis (not Bristol)

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Changing Shanghai's "mind": publicity, reform, and the British in Shanghai, 1928-1931

Bickers, R. A., 1992, China Society, p. 33 p, (China Society occasional papers)(26).

Research output: Working paperWorking paper and Preprints

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

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

Research output: Book/ReportAuthored book

Chinabound: Crossing borders in treaty port China

Bickers, RA., 2006

Research output: Non-textual formWeb publication/site

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)

Chinese Burns: Britain in China 1842-1900

Bickers, RA., 2000, In : History Today. 50, p. 10 - 17

Research output: Contribution to journalArticle (Academic Journal)

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

"Coolie work": Sir Reginald Johnston at the School of Oriental and African Studies, 1931-1937

Bickers, R. A., 1 Nov 1995, In : Journal of the Royal Asiatic Society 3rd series. 5, 3, p. 385-401 16 p.

Research output: Contribution to journalArticle (Academic Journal)

Creative Dislocation: an Experiment in Collaborative Historical Research

Pooley, W. G., McLellan, J., Hanna, E., Dudley, M., Cole, T., Williamson, B. & Bickers, R., 20 Sep 2020, In : History Workshop Journal. 90, p. 1-25

Research output: Contribution to journalArticle (Academic Journal)

Darwent Revisited: Shanghai now and then

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

Research output: Other contribution

Death of a young Shanghailander: the Thorburn case and the defence of the British treaty ports in China in 1931

Bickers, RA., 1996, In : Modern Asian Studies. 30, p. 271 - 300

Research output: Contribution to journalArticle (Academic Journal)

6 Citations (Scopus)

Drink Ewo Beer

Bickers, RA., 2008, The Thistle and the Jade: A celebration of175 years of Jardine Matheson. K., M. & weatherall, R. C. (eds.). Frances Lincoln, p. 261 - 263 3 p.

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

Empire Made Me: An Englishman Adrift in Shanghai

Bickers, RA., 2003, Columbia University. 410 p.

Research output: Book/ReportAuthored book

For China and the World: Robert Hart

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

Research output: Non-textual formDigital or Visual Products

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

Guanli Shanghai: weichi tongshang kouan de zhi'an (Ordering Shanghai: Policing a treaty port)

Bickers, RA., 2003, Zujie li de Shanghai (English title given as Shanghai in Foreign Concessions). Ma, C. (ed.). Shanghai kexueyuan chubanshe, p. 271 - 292

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

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History, Legend, and Treaty Port Ideology, 1925-1931

Bickers, R. A., 1 Sep 1993, Ritual and Diplomacy: The Macartney Mission to China, 1792-1794. Bickers, R. (ed.). London: British Association for Chinese Studies/WellSweep Press, p. 81-92 12 p.

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Hong Kong's transitions: The shifting roles of the colony in the British informal empire in China

Bickers, RA., 1997, Hong Kong's transitions, 1842-1997. Brown, JM. & Foot, R. (eds.). Macmillan Publishers Limited, p. 33 - 61 28 p.

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

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)

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)

7 Citations (Scopus)

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

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

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)

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.

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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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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

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

May days in Hong Kong: Riot and emergency in 1967

Bickers, RA. & Yep, R., 2009, Hong Kong University Press. 225 p.

Research output: Book/ReportEdited book

25 Citations (Scopus)

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

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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New Frontiers: Imperialism's New Communities in East Asia, 1842-1953

Bickers, RA. & Henriot, C., 2000, xiv ed. Manchester University Press. 290 p.

Research output: Book/ReportEdited book

New Light on Lao She, London, and the London Missionary Society, 1921-1929

Bickers, R. A., 1 Sep 1994, In : Modern Chinese Literature. 8, 1/2, p. 21-39 19 p.

Research output: Contribution to journalArticle (Academic Journal)

Night Waves

Bickers, RA., 1999

Research output: Non-textual formPerformance