British Travel Writing from China, 1798-1901, Volume 1: 1st Edition (Hardback) book cover

British Travel Writing from China, 1798-1901, Volume 1

1st Edition

By Elizabeth H Chang

Routledge

1,600 pages

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pub: 2009-12-01
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In 1793, Lord Macartney led the first British diplomatic mission to China in over one hundred years. This five-volume reset edition draws together British travel writings about China throughout the next century. The collection ends with the Boxer Uprising which marked the beginning of the end of informal British empire on the Chinese mainland.

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LITERARY CRITICISM / General