Anglo-Chinese Encounters since 1800: War, Trade, Science and Governance / Edition 1

Anglo-Chinese Encounters since 1800: War, Trade, Science and Governance / Edition 1

by Wang Gungwu, Gungwu Wang
     
 

ISBN-10: 0521534135

ISBN-13: 9780521534130

Pub. Date: 04/01/2003

Publisher: Cambridge University Press

Wang Gungwu's study of the relationship between China and the Chinese with imperial Britain examines the possibilities, as well as the limits of their encounters. Beyond the clichés of opium, fighting, and the diplomatic skills needed to fend off rivals and enemies, Gungwu probes areas of more intimate encounters, not least of which is the beginning of a broader…  See more details below

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Wang Gungwu's study of the relationship between China and the Chinese with imperial Britain examines the possibilities, as well as the limits of their encounters. Beyond the clichés of opium, fighting, and the diplomatic skills needed to fend off rivals and enemies, Gungwu probes areas of more intimate encounters, not least of which is the beginning of a broader English-speaking future between the two countries.

Product Details

ISBN-13:
9780521534130
Publisher:
Cambridge University Press
Publication date:
04/01/2003
Edition description:
First Edition
Pages:
202
Product dimensions:
5.43(w) x 8.50(h) x 0.55(d)

Table of Contents

1. Introduction; 2. To fight; 3. To trade; 4. To convert; 5. To rule; 6. Beyond Waley's list.

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