Macartney at Kashgar

Macartney at Kashgar : New Light on British, Chinese and Russian Activities in Sinkiang, 1890-1918

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First published in 1973. This book describes the career of Sir George Macartney, who spent twenty-eight years at the turn of the nineteenth century as British representative in Sinkiang, China's most westerly province. Macartney was in a unique position to observe political and diplomatic manoeuvres by the key players trying to establish a sphere of influence in China's strategically vital hinterland before and during the Chinese revolution.show more

Product details

  • Paperback | 304 pages
  • 156 x 234 x 20mm | 472g
  • Taylor & Francis Ltd
  • ROUTLEDGE
  • London, United Kingdom
  • English
  • 1138980145
  • 9781138980143