Professor Robert A Bickers

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

  • BS8 1TB

1992 …2020

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2019

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.

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2016

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.

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24 Citations (Scopus)
319 Downloads (Pure)
2014

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.

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3 Citations (Scopus)
335 Downloads (Pure)
2013

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

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

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6 Citations (Scopus)

孵化器之城: 上海与帝国危机

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

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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.

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2 Citations (Scopus)

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.

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3 Citations (Scopus)
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.

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China's age of fragility

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

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China through a colonial lens

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

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2009
2008

Revisiting the Chinese Maritime Customs Service, 1854-1950

Bickers, RA., Jun 2008, In : Journal of Imperial and Commonwealth History. 36, p. 221 - 226

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9 Citations (Scopus)

The Chinese Maritime Customs at war, 1941-45

Bickers, RA., Jun 2008, In : Journal of Imperial and Commonwealth History. 36, p. 295 - 311

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7 Citations (Scopus)

太平战争时期的中国海关 (The Chinese Maritime Customs during the Pacific War)

Bickers, RA., 2008, In : 民国研究 (Studies on Republican China). 13/14, p. 156 - 177 21 p.

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2007

Paul Cohen, the Boxers, and Alfred, Lord Tennyson

Bickers, RA., Oct 2007, In : The Chinese Historical Review. 14, p. 192 - 195

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Picturing China

Bickers, RA., Nov 2007, In : Asian Art Newspaper. p. 5 - 6 2 p.

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Review: China Trade and Empire: Jardine, Matheson & Co. and the Origins of British rule in Hong Kong

Bickers, RA., Oct 2007, In : Nautical Research Journal. 52, p. 246 - 247 2 p.

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Transforming Frank Peasgood: family photographs and Shanghai narratives

Bickers, RA., Jul 2007, In : European Journal of East Asian Studies. 6, p. 129 - 142 14 p.

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2006

Purloined letters: history and the Chinese Maritime Customs Service

Bickers, RA., Jul 2006, In : Modern Asian Studies. 40, 3, p. 691 - 723 33 p.

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Review: Forgotten Armies: The fall of British Asia, 1941-1945

Bickers, RA., 2006, In : Pacific Affairs. 79, p. 332 - 334

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2005

Review: British Naturalists in Qing China: Science, empire, and Cultural Encounter

Bickers, RA., 2005, In : American Historical Review. 110, p. 757 - 758

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Review: English Lessons: The pedagogy of imperialism in Nineteenth-century China

Bickers, RA., 2005, In : Journal of Imperial and Commonwealth History. 33, p. 285 - 286 2 p.

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2004

Review of Generalissimo: Chiang Kai-shek and the China he lost by Jonathan Fenby

Bickers, RA., 2004, In : TLS: The Times Literary Supplement. 11 June 2004, p. 7 - 7 1 p.

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2003

Review of Prostitution and sexuality in Shanghai: A social History, 1849-1949 by Christian Henriot

Bickers, RA., 2003, In : History. 88, p. 495 - 496

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2002

Review of Conflict and Cooperation in Sino-British Business, 1860-1911 by Eiichi Motono

Bickers, RA., 2002, In : The Journal of Asian Studies. 61, p. 681 - 683

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Review of Treason by the book by Jonathan Spence

Bickers, RA., 2002, In : History Today. 52, p. 59 - 59 1 p.

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2001

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.

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The business of a secret war: Operation 'Remorse' and SOE salesmanship in Wartime China

Bickers, RA., Dec 2001, In : Intelligence and National Security. 16 (4), p. 11 - 36 26 p.

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2000

Chinese Burns: Britain in China 1842-1900

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

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1998

Review of History in Three Keys: The Boxers as Event, Experience, and Myth by Paul A. Cohen

Bickers, RA., 1998, In : Revue Bibliographique de Sinologie. 1998, p. 145 - 146

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Review of Wu Leichuan: A Confucian-Christian in Republican China by Chu Sin-jan

Bickers, RA., 1998, In : Revue Bibliographique de Sinologie. 1998, p. 486 - 486 1 p.

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Shanghailanders: The formation and identity of the British settler community in Shanghai 1843-1937

Bickers, RA., 1998, In : Past and Present. 159, p. 161 - 211

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Review of China Perspectives [a journal]

Bickers, RA., 1997, In : Revue Bibliographique de Sinologie. 1997 ann, p. 34 - 35

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Review of Policing Shanghai 1927-1937 by Frederic Wakeman Jr

Bickers, RA., 1997, In : Bulletin of the School of Oriental and African Studies. 60, No.2, p. 396 - 398

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Review of Shanghai: From market town to treaty port, 1074-1858 by Linda Cooke Johnson

Bickers, RA., 1997, In : American Historical Review. 102, 2, p. 499 - 500

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1996

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

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6 Citations (Scopus)
1995

"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.

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Shanghai's "Dogs and Chinese Not admitted" sign: Legend, history and contemporary symbol

Bickers, R. A. & Wasserstrom, J. N., 1 Jun 1995, In : China Quarterly. 142, p. 443-466 24 p.

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1994

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.

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