Sextants of Beijing Global Currents in Chinese History

ISBN-10: 0393320510

ISBN-13: 9780393320510

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List price: $21.95
Publisher: W. W. Norton & Company, Incorporated
Publication date: 4/17/2000
Binding: Paperback
Pages: 336
Size: 5.50" wide x 8.25" long x 0.75" tall
Weight: 0.836
Language: English

Early Chinese Cosmopolitanism
The Idealized Chinese Worldview
The Early Imperial Age, 206 B.C.-A.D. 581
Early Buddhism
The Multicultural Ambience of Tang China, 618-907
Trade and International Exchange under the Tang
The Exchange of Ideas under the Tang
Foreign Religions
Commercial and Maritime Expansion under the Song, 960-1276
The Mongol Yuan, 1276-1368
The Ming Empire, 1368-1644
The Advent of Europeans and the Impact of the Silver Trade
China and Catholicism in the Sixteenth through Eighteenth Centuries
Late Ming China
Qing Conquest, Ming Loyalism
The Early Catholic Missions to China
Jesuit Mission Policies
Christianity, Religious Beliefs, and "Superstition"
Breaking the Law
The Decline of Catholic Influence in China
Christianity and Buddhism: A Comparison
Foreign Goods and Foreign Knowledge in the Eighteenth Century
War and Diplomacy in the High Qing
The Macartney Embassy
China and European Arts and Sciences
Astronomy and Mathematics
Art and Architecture
Chinese Abroad
Origins of a Stereotype
The Turning of the Tables, 1796-1860
China in the Early Nineteenth Century
Foreigners in China
The First Opium War, 1839-1842
Chinese Mobilization
The Treaty of Nanjing, 1842
The Rise of Shanghai
Chinese Emigration
The Taiping Rebellion
The Russians, the British, and the French, 1856-1860
Shields and Swords, 1860-1914
Decline and Fall
The Foreign Presence
New Diplomacy
Christian Missionaries
Military Reform
The Boxers
Changes in Education
Study Overseas
Opium and Footbinding
Early Popular Action against Foreigners
Overcoming Habits of Mind, 1914-1949
Empire to Republic
China and Versailles
New Culture, New Politics
The Guomindang, the Chinese Communists, and the Soviet Union
Flirting with Fascism under Nationalist Rule, 1927-1937
Rural Reconstruction
The Guomindang, the Communists, and Japan
China and the Western Allies in World War Two
Wartime Culture
Aftermath of War
Bringing Foreign Domination to an End
Culture and Conflict, 1949-1997
The Korean War
New World Standing
China and the Soviet Union
China and the Vietnam War
The Cultural Revolution
Normalization of Relations with the United States
After Mao
The 1980s
Christianity under the People's Republic
Hong Kong, Tibet, and Xinjiang
Adjusting Perspective
Culture and the Nation
Tiananmen, 1989
China after Tiananmen
Further Readings
Contemporary China
The World of Tang China
The World of Late Ming China
The Treaty Ports
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