Liberal Barbarism: The European Destruction of the Palace of the Emperor of China

Liberal Barbarism: The European Destruction of the Palace of the Emperor of China

by E. Ringmar

Paperback(2013)

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Product Details

ISBN-13: 9781137268914
Publisher: Palgrave Macmillan US
Publication date: 09/03/2015
Series: Cultural Sociology
Edition description: 2013
Pages: 258
Product dimensions: 6.00(w) x 8.90(h) x 0.70(d)

About the Author

Erik Ringmar is Professor of Political Science at Lund University, Sweden.

Table of Contents

PART I: INTRODUCTION Liberals and Barbarians An Awesome Performance PART II: THE DESTRUCTION OF YUANMINGYUAN An Imperial Theme Park The North China Campaign of 1860 Enter the Barbarians PART III: LIBERAL BARBARIANS Assembling the Liberal Script Performing the Liberal Script War in the Age of Sensation Striking the Chinese with Awe PART IV: CONCLUSION An Eternal Object

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