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collision of two civilisations

Alain Peyrefitte

collision of two civilisations

the British expedition to China in 1792-4

by Alain Peyrefitte

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Published by Harvill in London .
Written in English

    Places:
  • China,
  • Great Britain
    • Subjects:
    • Macartney, George Macartney, Earl, 1737-1806.,
    • British -- China -- History -- 18th century.,
    • China -- Foreign relations -- Great Britain.,
    • Great Britain -- Foreign relations -- China.,
    • China -- Foreign relations -- 1644-1912.,
    • Great Britain -- Foreign relations -- 1789-1820.,
    • China -- History -- Qianlong, 1736-1795.

    • Edition Notes

      Includes bibliographical references (p. [597]-609) and index.

      StatementAlain Peyrefitte ; translated from the French by Jon Rothschild.
      Classifications
      LC ClassificationsDS754.14 .P4913 1993
      The Physical Object
      Paginationxxxiii, 630 p., [14] p. of plates :
      Number of Pages630
      ID Numbers
      Open LibraryOL1519572M
      ISBN 100002726777
      LC Control Number93205990
      OCLC/WorldCa28099154

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