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Titel: The China Consuls: British Consular Officers...
Verlag: Oxford University Press
Brand New, Unread Copy in Perfect Condition. A+ Customer Service! Summary: 'The most fascinating ingredient of Mr Coates's splendidly scholarly study of the China Consuls is his meticulous analysis of their inter-relationships . a way of life that seemed destined to last as long as European power itself . Mr Coates's fascinating book is likely to stand as itsmost lasting memorial.'John Keegan, Daily Telegraph. Buchnummer des Verkäufers ABE_book_new_019584078X
Inhaltsangabe: With colorful detail and lively anecdotes, P.E. Coates, a former consul in China, here recounts the story of British consular officers in China between 1843 and 1943. Exiled in an alien country that was often resentful of Western imperialism, British officers confronted riots, civil wars, disease, and long separations from their families. A book of interest to the general reader and the scholar, China Consuls adds a new chapter to Chinese and British history.
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