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China on the Sea: How the Maritime World Shaped Modern China (China Studies) by Zheng Yangwen

China on the Sea: How the Maritime World Shaped Modern China (China Studies)
Title:
China on the Sea: How the Maritime World Shaped Modern China (China Studies)
Author:
Zheng Yangwen
ISBN:
9004194770
ISBN13:
978-9004194779
Formats available:
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Category:
Humanities
Language:
English
Publisher:
BRILL (October 14, 2011)
Pages:
362 pages
PDF size:
1313 kb
FB2 size:
1672 kb
EPUB size:
1840 kb
This volume challenges the Walled Kingdom perspective. China reached out to the seas far more actively than historians have allowed, while the maritime world shaped China, Qing China in particular, much more than the continental world. It gave birth to and defined Chinese modernity.

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