Taiwan's Imagined Geography: Chinese Colonial Travel Writing and Pictures, 1683-1895
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Beschreibungthe author contributes to our understanding of current political events in the region.
PortraitEmma Jinhua Teng is Associate Professor at the Massachusetts Institute of Technology.
PressestimmenThoroughly examining Qing dynastic travel accounts and maps of Taiwan, Teng has written a splendid analysis of changing Chinese perceptions of Taiwan and its indigenous peoples from the late 17th century on, culminating in Taiwan's becoming a province of China in 1887...This book should be read by anyone interested in early Taiwanese history or in better understanding the current views about Taiwan held by Chinese in both the Republic of China and the People's Republic of China. Those interested in discourses about the nature of imperialism or in how depictions of indigenous native peoples are manipulated to suit colonizers' needs will also find this book worthwhile.--V. J. Symons"Choice" (02/01/2005)
Untertitel: 'Harvard East Asian Monographs'. Revised. Sprache: Englisch.
Verlag: HARVARD UNIV PR
Erscheinungsdatum: März 2006
Seitenanzahl: 400 Seiten