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China marches west : the Qing conquest of Central Eurasia

Author: Peter C Perdue
Publisher: Cambridge, Mass. : Belknap Press of Harvard University Press, 2005.
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Perdue illuminates how China came to rule Central Eurasia and how it justifies that control, what holds the Chinese nation together, and how its relations with the Islamic world and Mongolia  Read more...

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Genre/Form: Electronic books
History
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Perdue, Peter C., 1949-
China marches west.
Cambridge, Mass. : Belknap Press of Harvard University Press, 2005
(DLC) 2004059472
(OCoLC)56567189
Material Type: Document, Internet resource
Document Type: Internet Resource, Computer File
All Authors / Contributors: Peter C Perdue
ISBN: 9780674042025 0674042026
OCLC Number: 432663642
Description: 1 online resource (xx, 725 pages) : illustrations (some color), color maps
Contents: Part 1. The formation of the central Eurasian states. Environments, state building, and national identity --
The Ming, Muscovy, and Siberia, 1400-1600 --
Central Eurasian interactions and the rise of the Manchus, 1600-1670 --
Part 2. Contending for power. Manchus, Mongols, and Russians in conflict, 1670-1690 --
Eating snow : the end of Galdan, 1690-1697 --
Imperial overreach and Zunghar survival, 1700-1731 --
The final blows, 1734-1771 --
Part 3. The economic base of empire. Cannons on camelback : ecological structures and economic conjunctures --
Land settlement and military colonies --
Harvests and relief --
Currency and commerce --
Part 4. Fixing frontiers. Moving through the land --
Marking time : writing imperial history --
Part 5. Legacies and implications. Writing the national history of conquest --
State building in Europe and Asia --
Frontier expansion in the rise and fall of the Qing --
Appendixes : A. Rulers and reigns --
B. The Yongzheng emperor reels from the news of the disaster, 1731 --
C. Haggling at the border --
D. Gansu harvests and yields --
E. Climate and harvests in the northwest.
Other Titles: Qing conquest of Central Eurasia
Responsibility: Peter C. Perdue.
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