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Qing travellers to the Far West : diplomacy and the information order in late imperial China /
Jenny Huangfu Day.
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Cambridge, United Kingdom ; New York, NY : Cambridge University Press, 2018.
description
vii, 275 pages : illustrations ; 24 cm
ISBN
1108471323, 9781108471329
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Cambridge, United Kingdom ; New York, NY : Cambridge University Press, 2018.
isbn
1108471323
9781108471329
contents note
The traveler -- The envoy -- The student -- The scholar -- The diplomat -- The strategist -- Epilogue -- Appendix 1. Zhigang's passage on the White House visit in the 1877 and 1890 editions -- Appendix 2: Selected passages that appeared in the Chushi taixi jiyao (1890) but not in the Chushi taixi ji (1877)
abstract
"Prior to the mid-nineteenth century, the countries of Europe were populated by untamable barbarians and unearthly immortals in the Chinese imagination. Firsthand Chinese accounts of Europe unraveled this perception"--
catalogue key
12022644
 
Includes bibliographical references and index.

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