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China : trade, politics & culture, 1793-1980 : sources from the School of Oriental and African Studies and the British Library, London.
Marlborough, England : Adam Matthew Digital, 2007.
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Marlborough, England : Adam Matthew Digital, 2007.
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Includes sources from: National Archives, Kew; Cambridge University Library; Church Missionary Society; Council for World Mission Library; Rare Book, Manuscript and Special Collections Library, Duke University; Alexander Turnbull Library, National Library of New Zealand; Yale Divinity School.
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This collection contains a wide range of materials documenting western interaction with China from the first embassy by Lord Macartney to trade negotiations for military aircraft in the 1970s. It includes papers regarding the Macartney and Amherst Embassies, the Opium War, Arrow War, Boxer Rebellion, Taiping Rebellion, the opening of treaty ports, the creation and running of the Chinese Maritime Customs Service and the birth of the People's Republic, and strong collections relating to missionaries and their experiences. It contains maps, drawings and photographs, and personal accounts of life and work in China throughout the period.
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Text (HTML), electronic book.
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Mode of access: Internet.
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School of Oriental and African Studies

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