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The immobile empire

Author: Alain Peyrefitte; Jon Rothschild
Publisher: New York : Vintage Books, A Division of Random House, Inc., 2013.
Edition/Format:   Print book : English : First Vintage books editionView all editions and formats
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Captures the collision between East and West that occured during Britain's abortive 1793 attempt to open China to Western trade.
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Genre/Form: History
Named Person: George Macartney Macartney, Earl; George Macartney Macartney, Earl
Document Type: Book
All Authors / Contributors: Alain Peyrefitte; Jon Rothschild
ISBN: 9780345803955 0345803957
OCLC Number: 845040406
Notes: Translation of: L'empire immobile, ou, Le choc des mondes.
Description: xxxiii, 630 pages : illustrations, maps ; 21 cm
Other Titles: Empire immobile.
Responsibility: Alain Peyrefitte ; translated from the French by Jon Rothschild.

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Captures the collision between East and West that occured during Britain's abortive 1793 attempt to open China to Western trade.

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