Waley-Cohen, Joanna: THE SEXTANTS OF BEIJING. Global Currents in Chinese History. New York, 1999. 322 pp. 22x15 cm. Cloth.
A bold attempt to refute the long-standing Western view that China has been stubbornly isolationist civilisation. Looks at the many levels at which the Chinese across two millennia have used or integrated foreign beliefs or technologies. Includes the modern period.
Subjects: Foreigners in History
Available, as of: 03/03/2020
Was item 647 in printed List 198.
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