From the point of view of the purely static gains from trade and the division of labor, a unified empire like that of Rome or Qing China
would surely have been preferable.
From Frontier Policy to Foreign Policy: The Question of India and the Transformation of Geopolitics in Qing China
, by Matthew W.
Social and economic historians, as well as those with a general interest in any aspect of society in Qing China
, will profit from reading this book.
The fourth chapter investigates Lin's (and Wei Yi's) translations of two Charles Dickens novels; it demonstrates the limits of cultural adaptation Lin encountered as he strove to re-create the verisimilitude in Dickens's work in the context of late Qing China
KEYWORDS: Choson Korea (1392-1910), Ming China (1368-1644), Qing China
(1644-1910), tribute system, Westphalian system, imperialism
Coverage encompasses sources, actors, and themes pertaining to late Qing China
, Republican China, and the People's Republic, Hong Kong, Macao, and Taiwan.
Interactions between visual and literary practices in Ming and Qing China
continue to inform Hegel's study of images and narratives.
The book follows a three-part overall structure, separating out the late Qing China
, Republican China, and the People's Republic (PRC).
At the same time, the global system with its military-backed Western colonization activities, forced on Qing China
a series of "unequal treaties" that deprived China of much of its sovereignty and funds to pay for foreign-technology based industrialization.
29) Joan Judge, Print and Politics: 'Shibao' and the Culture of Reform in Late Qing China
(Stanford: Stanford University Press, 1996), 50 (Guangzhou-Hankou Railway), 113 (Hu Shi on Zhou Shengyou case).
The three empires were Muscovy (1613-1917), Qing China
(1644-1911), and the last of the great pastoralist empires, the Zunghar empire (1671-1760).
39) This work of textual criticism resembled evidential research in Qing China
, which was beginning to exert its influence in Japan.