The Cambridge history of China. Volume 9. Part 2, The Ch'ing dynasty to 1800 / edited by Willard J. Peterson
- Cambridge : Cambridge University Press, 2016.
- Physical Description:
- 1 online resource (xiv, 830 pages) : digital, PDF file(s).
- Additional Creators:
- Peterson, Willard J.
- Introduction: The Ch'ing dynasty, the Ch'ing empire, and the Great Ch'ing integrated domain / Willard J. Peterson -- Governing Provinces / R. Kent Guy -- Taiwan prefecture in the eighteenth century / John Robert Shepherd -- The Extension of Ch'ing rule over Mongolia, Sinkiang, and Tibet, 1636-1800 / Nicola Di Cosmo -- Tributary relations between the Chosǒn and Ch'ing courts to 1800 / Lim Jongtae -- The emergence of the state of Vietnam / John K. Whitmore and Brian Zottoli -- Cultural transfers between Tokugawa Japan and Ch'ing China to 1800 / Benjamin A. Elman -- Ch'ing relations with maritime Europeans / John E. Wills and John L. Cranmer-Byng -- Catholic missionaries, 1644-1800 / John W. Witek -- Calendrical learning and medicine, 1600-1800 / Chu Pingyi -- Taoists, 1644-1850 / Vincent Goossaert -- Arguments over learning based on intuitive knowing in early Ch'ing / Willard J. Peterson -- Advancement of learning in early Ch'ing: Three cases / Willard J. Peterson -- Dominating learning from above during the K'ang-hsi period / Willard J. Peterson -- Political pressures on the cultural sphere in the Ch'ing period / Wang Fan-Sen -- Changing roles of local elites from the 1720s to the 1830s / Seunghyun Han.
- Volume 9, Part 2 of The Cambridge History of China is the second of two volumes which together explore the political, social and economic developments of the Ch'ing Empire during the seventeenth and eighteenth centuries prior to the arrival of Western military power. Across fifteen chapters, a team of leading historians explore how the eighteenth century's greatest contiguous empire in terms of geographical size, population, wealth, cultural production, political order and military domination peaked and then began to unravel. The book sheds new light on the changing systems deployed under the Ch'ing dynasty to govern its large, multi-ethnic Empire and surveys the dynasty's complex relations with neighbouring states and Europe. In this compelling and authoritative account of a significant era of early modern Chinese history, the volume illustrates the ever-changing nature of the Ch'ing Empire, and provides context for the unforeseeable challenges that the nineteenth century would bring.
- 9781139193078 (ebook)
- Title from publisher's bibliographic system (viewed on 10 May 2016).
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