The bund: Littoral space of empire in the treaty ports of East Asia

@article{Taylor2002TheBL,
  title={The bund: Littoral space of empire in the treaty ports of East Asia},
  author={Jeremy E. Taylor},
  journal={Social History},
  year={2002},
  volume={27},
  pages={125 - 142}
}
This article is a preliminary study of a spatial form known as the bund, which developed in the treaty ports of East Asia from the mid-nineteenth century to the Second World War. Though now generally associated with that celebrated stretch of waterfront known as the Shanghai Bund, many treaty ports throughout the East Asian region once claimed their own bund. The generic space of the bund was unique in that it embodied many of the principles inherent in Victorian mercantile capitalism. It also… Expand
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