Liberal Barbarism: The European Destruction of the Palace of the Emperor of China (Cultural Sociology)
By: Erik Ringmar (author)Hardback
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Erik Ringmar elucidates how Europeans spread "civilization" by barbarian means in the 1860 destruction of the palace of the emperor of China.
Erik Ringmar is Professor of Political Science at Lund University, Sweden.
PART I: INTRODUCTION Liberals and Barbarians An Awesome Performance PART II: THE DESTRUCTION OF YUANMINGYUAN An Imperial Theme Park The North China Campaign of 1860 Enter the Barbarians PART III: LIBERAL BARBARIANS Assembling the Liberal Script Performing the Liberal Script War in the Age of Sensation Striking the Chinese with Awe PART IV: CONCLUSION An Eternal Object
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