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Liberal Barbarism: The European Destruction of the Palace of the Emperor of China

Erik Ringmar
Format
Book
Published
New York, NY : Palgrave Macmillan, 2013.
Edition
First edition
Language
English
Series
Cultural sociology
ISBN
9781137268907, 1137268905, 9781137268914, 1137268913
Contents
  • Introduction
  • Liberals and barbarians
  • An awesome performance
  • Paradise destroyed
  • An imperial theme park
  • The North China Campaign of 1860
  • Enter the barbarians
  • Practices and performances
  • An International Society of Civilized States
  • The failure of the liberal project
  • Performing for European public opinion
  • Performing for the Chinese
  • Conclusion
  • A palace in a dream.
Description
258 pages ; 25 cm.
Notes
Includes bibliographical references and index.
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