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Cherishing men from afar : Qing guest ritual and the Macartney Embassy of 1793

James L. Hevia.
  • Durham : Duke University Press, 1995.
  • xv, 292 pages : illustrations; 23 cm.
Subjects
Contents
  • 1. Introduction
  • 2. A Multitude of Lords: The Qing Empire, Manchu Rulership, and Interdomainal Relations
  • 3. Planning and Organizing the British Embassy
  • 4. King Solomon in All His Glory: The British Embassy in China
  • 5. Guest Ritual and Interdomainal Relations
  • 6. Channeling Along a Centering Path: Greeting and Preparation
  • 7. Convergence: Audience, Instruction, and Bestowal
  • 8. Bringing Affairs to a Culmination
  • 9. Guest Ritual and Diplomacy
  • 10. From Events to History: The Macartney Embassy in the Historiography of Sino-Western Relations
  • Glossary of Chinese Characters.
Other information
  • Includes bibliographical references (p. 261-284) and index.
ISBN
  • 0822316250 (acid-free paper)
  • 0822316374 (pbk. : acid-free paper)
Identifying numbers
  • LCCN: 94043610
  • OCLC: 31605046