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Scramble For China

Foreign Devils In The Qing Empire, 1832-1914

Scramble For China - Bickers, Robert - ISBN: 9780141015859
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Bindwijze: Boek
Genre: Maatschappijgeschiedenis
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In The Early Nineteenth Century China Remained Almost Untouched By British And European Powers - But As New Technology Started To Change This Balance, Foreigners Gathered Like Wolves Around The Weakening Qing Empire. This Book Explains The Roots Of China's Complex Relationship With The West.


Titel: Scramble For China
auteur: Bickers, Robert
Mediatype: Boek
Taal: Engels
Aantal pagina's: 512
Uitgever: Penguin Books Ltd
Plaats van publicatie: 03
NUR: Maatschappijgeschiedenis
Afmetingen: 197 x 130 x 24
Gewicht: 380 gr
ISBN/ISBN13: 9780141015859
Intern nummer: 18115151

Biografie (woord)

Robert Bickers is the author of the highly-acclaimed Empire Made Me. He has written extensively on Chinese history and is currently Professor of History at the University of Bristol. To write The Scramble for China he has travelled extensively, visiting many of the haunting sites scattered across China that feature in the book.


At every airport bookshop, the business traveller is offered shelves of volumes that purport to tell us how an emerging, powerful China will deal with the world, and how the rest of us should make the most of the commercial opportunities opened up by its rise. Those who wish to understand these issues more closely might be better advised to read this fair and fascinating account


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