China – Demetrius Charles Boulger (1898)

S$69.00

China – Demetrius Charles Boulger (1898)

S$69.00

Title: China

Author: Demetrius Charles Boulger

Publisher: Peter Fenelon Collier, New York, 1898.

Condition: Hardcover, very good. Previous owner’s stamp of endpapers, last page and title page. Slight fraying to spine edges and slight scratching to spine, but overall clean, bright, with very sound binding. With 4 black-and-white plates. 540pp.

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Description

A condensed version of Boulger’s 2-vol set on the history of China. By the same author who wrote The Life of Sir Stamford Raffles, still considered one of the most comprehensive biographies of Raffles. 

Contents:

  1. The Early Ages
  2. The First National Dynasty
  3. A Long Period of Disunion
  4. The Sungs and the Kins
  5. the Mongol Conquest of China
  6. Kublai and the Mongol Dynasty
  7. The Ming Dynasty
  8. The Decline of the Mings
  9. The Manchu Conquest of China
  10. The First Manchu Ruler
  11. The Emperor Kanghi
  12. A Short Reign and the Beginning of a Long One
  13. Keen Lung’s War and Conquests
  14. The Commencement of European Intercourse
  15. The Decline of the Manchus
  16. The Emperor Taoukwang
  17. The First Foreign War
  18. Taoukwang and His Successor
  19. The Second Foreign War
  20. The Taeping Rebellion
  21. The Regency
  22. The Reign of Kwangsu
  23. The War with Japan and Subsequent Events
  24. The Future of China