The Immobile Empire

The Immobile Empire

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In 1793, Lord George Macartney and an enormous delegation—including diplomats, doctors, scholars, painters, musicians, soldiers, and aristocrats—entered Beijing on a mission to open China to British trade. But Macartney’s famous refusal to perform the traditional kowtow before the Chinese Emperor was just one sign that the two empires would not see eye to eye, and the trade talks failed. The inability to develop a trade relation would have enormous consequences… (more)

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Publisher: Vintage (May 21, 2013)

Format: EPUB

Page count: 672 pages

File size: 10.4 MB

Protection: DRM

Language: English


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