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China : trade, politics & culture, 1793-1980 : sources from the School of Oriental and African Studies and the British Library, London.

Author: University of London. School of Oriental and African Studies.; British Library.; Adam Matthew Digital (Firm)
Publisher: Marlborough, England : Adam Matthew Digital, 2007.
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This collection contains a wide range of materials documenting western interaction with China from the first embassy by Lord Macartney to trade negotiations for military aircraft in the 1970s. It includes papers regarding the Macartney and Amherst Embassies, the Opium War, Arrow War, Boxer Rebellion, Taiping Rebellion, the opening of treaty ports, the creation and running of the Chinese Maritime Customs Service and  Read more...
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Named Person: George Macartney Macartney, Earl; William Pitt Amherst Amherst of Arracan, Earl; Robert Hart; Frederick Maze, Sir; William Alexander; George Staunton, Sir; George Thomas Staunton, Sir; Rewi Alley; Horatio Nelson Lay; James Hope Grant, Sir; Samuel Daniell; Erasmus Gower, Sir; Thomas Stamford Raffles, Sir; Edward Charles Macintosh Bowra; Cecil Arthur Verner Bowra; Francis Arthur Aglen; James Duncan Campbell; Reginald Follett Codrington Hedgeland; William Evans; Alan Custance Baker; John Baker Carpenter; James Legge; William Lockhart; David McLean; Charles Perry Scott; Percy Melville Scott; Maurice Woodforde Scott; Alec Douglas-Home Home of the Hirsel, Baron; Richard M Nixon; Peter Edward Walker; Michael Heseltine; Edward Heath; Malcolm MacDonald; Xiaoping Deng; Zedong Mao; Enlai Zhou; Biao Lin; Kai-shek Chiang; Edward Youde; Henry Kissinger
Material Type: Internet resource
Document Type: Internet Resource
All Authors / Contributors: University of London. School of Oriental and African Studies.; British Library.; Adam Matthew Digital (Firm)
OCLC Number: 704701861
Notes: Title from home page, viewed on 20 Dec. 2007.
Also includes sources from: National Archives, Kew; Cambridge University Library; Church Missionary Society; Council for World Mission Library; Rare Book, Manuscript and Special Collections Library, Duke University; Alexander Turnbull Library, National Library of New Zealand; Yale Divinity School.
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This collection contains a wide range of materials documenting western interaction with China from the first embassy by Lord Macartney to trade negotiations for military aircraft in the 1970s. It includes papers regarding the Macartney and Amherst Embassies, the Opium War, Arrow War, Boxer Rebellion, Taiping Rebellion, the opening of treaty ports, the creation and running of the Chinese Maritime Customs Service and the birth of the People's Republic, and strong collections relating to missionaries and their experiences. It contains maps, drawings and photographs, and personal accounts of life and work in China throughout the period.

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