Asian empire and British knowledge : China and the networks of British imperial expansion

Level C CC303.482 /732368 On loanDue: 15-07-2020
Full title: Asian empire and British knowledge : China and the networks of British imperial expansion / Ulrike Hillemann.
Main author: Hillemann, Ulrike, 1977-
Format: Book           


Physical Description: x, 262 p. ; 23 cm.
Summary: "British knowledge about China changed fundamentally in the eighteenth and nineteenth centuries. Rather than treating these changes in British understanding as if Anglo-Sino relations were purely bilateral, this study looks at how British imperial networks in India and Southeast Asia were critical mediators in the British encounter of China"--Provided by publisher.