ISBN-10:
1594160880
ISBN-13:
9781594160882
Pub. Date:
10/06/2009
Publisher:
Westholme Publishing
China and the West: A Short History of Their Contact from Ancient Times to the Fall of the Manchu Dynasty

China and the West: A Short History of Their Contact from Ancient Times to the Fall of the Manchu Dynasty

by William Edward Soothill

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ISBN-13: 9781594160882
Publisher: Westholme Publishing
Publication date: 10/06/2009
Edition description: 1st Edition
Pages: 224
Sales rank: 1,027,254
Product dimensions: 6.00(w) x 8.90(h) x 0.70(d)

Table of Contents

I Introductory: Early Foreign Intercourse 1

II Foreign Intercourse before the Mongol Conquest of China 8

III Buddhists, Arabs, Christians and others, before the Mongol Invasion 18

IV The Mongols 31

V Marco Polo, the early European Missionaries, and the fall of the Mongols 47

VI The opening of the Sea Route and the advent of the English 62

VII Chinese expansion and the advent of other nations 75

VIII English trading relations 96

IX Opium and the Opium War 112

X The Taiping Rebellion and the 'Arrow' War 137

XI The Customs; Rebellions; Wars with France and Japan 156

XII Reform 167

XIII Reaction 179

XIV Revolution, Republic, Ruin, Renaissance 189

XV East and West 195

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