Qing Colonial Enterprise – Ethnography And Cartography In Early Modern China - Hostetler Laura | Libro University Of Chicago Press 11/2005 - HOEPLI.it


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Qing Colonial Enterprise – Ethnography and Cartography in Early Modern China Ethnography And Cartography in Early Modern China




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Genere:Libro
Lingua: Inglese
Pubblicazione: 11/2005





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In "Qing Colonial Enterprise," Laura Hostetler shows how Qing China (1636-1911) used cartography and ethnography to pursue its expansionist imperial ambitions. She argues that far from being on the periphery of developments in the early modern period, Qing China both participated in and helped shape the new emphasis on empirical scientific knowledge that was simultaneously transforming Europe--and its colonial empires--at the time.Although mapping in China is almost as old as Chinese civilization itself, the Qing insistence on accurate, to-scale maps of their territory was a new response to the difficulties of administering a vast and growing empire. Likewise, direct observation became increasingly important to Qing ethnographic writings, such as the illustrated manuscripts known as "Miao albums" (from which twenty color paintings are reproduced in this book). These were intended to educate Qing officials about various non-Han peoples in the interest of more effective governance.Hostetler's groundbreaking account will interest anyone studying the history of the early modern period and colonialism.







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ISBN:

9780226354217

Condizione: Nuovo
Dimensioni: 225 x 20.17 x 150 mm Ø 428 gr
Formato: Brossura
Pagine Arabe: 288






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