Liberal Barbarism: The European Destruction of the Palace of the Emperor of China (Cultural Sociology)

Liberal Barbarism: The European Destruction of the Palace of the Emperor of China (Cultural Sociology)

By: Erik Ringmar (author)Hardback

1 - 3 days availability

£62.04 RRP £66.00  You save £3.96 (6%) With FREE Saver Delivery

Description

Erik Ringmar elucidates how Europeans spread "civilization" by barbarian means in the 1860 destruction of the palace of the emperor of China.

Create a review

About Author

Erik Ringmar is Professor of Political Science at Lund University, Sweden.

Contents

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

Product Details

  • publication date: 12/09/2013
  • ISBN13: 9781137268907
  • Format: Hardback
  • Number Of Pages: 265
  • ID: 9781137268907
  • weight: 534
  • ISBN10: 1137268905

Delivery Information

  • Saver Delivery: Yes
  • 1st Class Delivery: Yes
  • Courier Delivery: Yes
  • Store Delivery: Yes

Prices are for internet purchases only. Prices and availability in WHSmith Stores may vary significantly

Close