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

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

by Wang Gungwu
     
 

ISBN-10: 052182639X

ISBN-13: 9780521826396

Pub. Date: 07/01/2003

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:
9780521826396
Publisher:
Cambridge University Press
Publication date:
07/01/2003
Pages:
212
Product dimensions:
5.43(w) x 8.50(h) x 0.51(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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