The Image of China in Western Social and Political Thought

The Image of China in Western Social and Political Thought

by D. Jones


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Product Details

ISBN-13: 9780333912959
Publisher: Palgrave Macmillan UK
Publication date: 10/16/2001
Edition description: 2001
Pages: 238
Product dimensions: 5.51(w) x 8.50(h) x 0.03(d)
Lexile: 1530L (what's this?)

About the Author

DAVID MARTIN JONES is Senior Lecturer in Government at the University of Tasmania. He is author of Political Development in Pacific Asia and co-author of Toward Illiberal Democracy in Pacific Asia.

Table of Contents

Introduction The Bewilderment of Names and Images: East Asia in Western Social and Political Thought East Asia in the Early Modern European Imagination Ambassadors, Economists and Oriental Despots: the Early Nineteenth Century Understanding of China Nineteenth Century Progress and Arrested Civilizations Peculiar Nation: Sinology and the Social Sciences 1890 - 1949 Awakening, Arising, Developing and Deconstructing: China's Mutable Modernization in Contemporary Social and Political Science Index

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