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A century of travels in China

Author: Douglas Kerr; Julia Kuehn
Publisher: Hong Kong : Hong Kong University Press ; London : Eurospan [distributor], 2007.
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Genre/Form: Criticism, interpretation, etc
Additional Physical Format: Online version:
Century of travels in China.
Hong Kong : Hong Kong University Press ; London : Eurospan [distributor], 2007
(OCoLC)608086920
Document Type: Book
All Authors / Contributors: Douglas Kerr; Julia Kuehn
ISBN: 9789622098459 9622098452 9622098460 9789622098466
OCLC Number: 132322930
Description: xiii, 232 pages, [8] pages of plates : illustrations (some color) ; 23 cm
Contents: Sketching China and the self-portrait of a post-Romantic traveler : John Francis Davis's rewriting of China in the 1840s / Tamara S. Wagner --
Converting Chinese eyes : Rev. W.H. Medhurst, "Passing," and the Victorian vision of China / Elizabeth H. Chang --
Traveling Imperialism : Lord Elgin's missions to China and the limits of Victorian liberalism / Q.S. Tong --
Mirror images : John Thomson's photographs of East Asia / Thomas Prasch --
Eating out East : representing Chinese food in Victorian travel literature and journalism / Ross G. Forman --
Encounters with otherness : female travelers in China, 1880-1920 / Julia Kuehn --
Travel writing and the humanitarian impulse : Alicia Little in China / Susan Schoenbauer Thurin --
The "sphere of interest" ; framing late nineteenth-century China in words and pictures with Isabella Bird / Susan Morgan --
China upriver : three colonial journeys between Hong Kong and Canton, 1905-11 / Elaine Yee Lin Ho --
With Harry Franck in China / Nicholas Clifford --
Journeys to war : W.H. Auden, Christopher Isherwood and William Empson in China / Hugh Haughton --
Agnes Smedley : the fellow-traveler's tales / Douglas Kerr.
Responsibility: edited by Douglas Kerr and Julia Kuehn.

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