1st Edition

British Travel Writing from China, 1798-1901



ISBN 9781781445259
Published December 1, 2009 by Routledge
1600 Pages

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Book Description

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.