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China and the international system, 1840-1949 : power, presence, and perceptions in a century of humiliation / David Scott.

By: Scott, David, 1952-.
Material type: materialTypeLabelBookCall no.: DS754.18 .S36 2008Publication: Albany, NY : State University of New York Press, c2008Description: xii, 357 p.ISBN: 9780791476277 (hbk.); 0791476278 (hbk.); 9780791476284 (pbk.); 0791476286 (pbk.).Report number: 2007052938Subject(s): China -- Foreign relations -- 1644-1912 | China -- Foreign relations -- 1912-1949
Contents:
The "century of humiliation" as a retrospective icon -- International relations, history, and "images" -- Humiliations established in the First and Second Opium Wars -- Humiliations maintained -- China's attempted "awakening" -- China's further humiliations -- China adrift in a brave new world -- Wartime humiliations from Japan and the West -- Legacies.
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Includes bibliographical references (p. 299-345) and index.

The "century of humiliation" as a retrospective icon -- International relations, history, and "images" -- Humiliations established in the First and Second Opium Wars -- Humiliations maintained -- China's attempted "awakening" -- China's further humiliations -- China adrift in a brave new world -- Wartime humiliations from Japan and the West -- Legacies.

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