The Catholic Translation of Augustine's Biography in Ming and Qing China
In order to place the current economic and political rise of China into context, Muhlhahn traces the entire modern history of China from the rise and fall of Qing China
1644-1900 through Chinese revolutions 1900-48 and remaking China 1949-76 to China rising since 1977.
(3) On China, see, e.g., David Anthony Bello, Across Forest, Steppe, and Mountain: Environment, Identity, and Empire in Qing China
's Borderlands (Cambridge: Cambridge University Press, 2016); Nicola Di Cosmo and Don J.
Like fellow scholars, he was unaware of what was going on outside the country and believed Qing China
was the center of civilization.
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.
seek 'to teach it a lesson', as the Chinese are wont to do all over their neighbourhood.] The citing of the 1890 Convention between the UK and Qing China
on Sikkim and Tibet by the Chinese in a bid to shore up their false narrative is disingenuous.
, public interest, water control, public finance, petition
Politics, Poetics, and Gender in Late Qing China
: Xue Shaohui and the Era of Reform.
As such, Ringmar not only misses the opportunity to truly examine the cultural, social, and political discourse of Late Qing China
but duplicates the prevailing Western image of China as a homogeneous, self-contained, and enclosed world.
Commercial, military, and political contentions between the closed-up late Qing China
and expansionist Europe lasted over a century.
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.