China 1: The Late Qing Dynasty

Henderson, Deborah J. & Mackerras, Colin (1994) China 1: The Late Qing Dynasty. In Mackerras, Colin (Ed.) Imperialism, colonialism and nationalism in East Asia: history through documents. Longman Australia, Melbourne, pp. 1-35.


This chapter examines the ways in which foreign powers gradually developed their presence and control in China in the late Qing dynasty (1849-1911). The chapter also provides some insignts into the ways in which different individuals and groups in China reacted to this foreign presence. The chapter incorporates a narrative commentary of key events and movments and a range of carefully selected and researched historical documents. Questions, activities, value dilemmas and suggestions for further research are designed to encourage students to think critically about the sources presented.

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ID Code: 3267
Item Type: Book Chapter
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Keywords: nationalism, imperialism, colonialism, the decline of the Qing Dynasty, Manchus, opium, British, Chinese, Boxer Rebellion
ISBN: 0582801656
Subjects: Australian and New Zealand Standard Research Classification > HISTORY AND ARCHAEOLOGY (210000) > HISTORICAL STUDIES (210300) > Asian History (210302)
Australian and New Zealand Standard Research Classification > EDUCATION (130000) > CURRICULUM AND PEDAGOGY (130200) > Humanities and Social Sciences Curriculum and Pedagogy (excl. Economics Business and Management) (130205)
Divisions: Current > QUT Faculties and Divisions > Faculty of Education
Copyright Owner: Copyright 1994 Longman Australia
Deposited On: 02 Feb 2006 00:00
Last Modified: 18 Nov 2015 15:08

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