Author:Robert Hart

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Robert Hart
Irishman who served as a British consular official in China, most notably as the second Inspector-General of China's Imperial Maritime Custom Service (IMCS) from 1863 to 1911
Robert Hart


Robert Hart wrote a series of articles in a variety of magazines in the immediate aftermaths of the Boxer Rebellion, in order to reconnect Chinese Imperial Government with the Western powers. He also wrote verse, scattered across works about him.

Chinese translations[edit]

  • "These from the land of Sinim." Essays on the Chinese question (2005)
  • Entering China's service. Robert Hart's journals, 1854-1863 {2003}
  • Robert Hart and China's early modernization: his journals, 1863-1866 (2005)

Works about Hart[edit]

Works by this author published before January 1, 1926 are in the public domain worldwide because the author died at least 100 years ago. Translations or editions published later may be copyrighted. Posthumous works may be copyrighted based on how long they have been published in certain countries and areas.