Introduction: China and the West in the Long Eighteenth Century

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    In this introduction to his edition of scholarly essays on cultural relations between China and the West from the late eighteenth to the early twentieth century, William Christie recapitulates and reflects on Western approaches and attitudes to China in the lead up to the turbulent years of the Opium Wars and the 'scramble for China' in the late nineteenth century.
    Original languageEnglish
    Title of host publicationTribute and Trade: China and Global Modernity, 1784-1935
    EditorsWilliam Christie, Angela Dunstan and Q S Tong
    Place of PublicationAustralia
    PublisherSydney University Press
    ISBN (Print)978174335995
    Publication statusPublished - 2020


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