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)Paperback

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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.

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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: 02/09/2015
  • ISBN13: 9781137268914
  • Format: Paperback
  • Number Of Pages: 265
  • ID: 9781137268914
  • weight: 364
  • ISBN10: 1137268913

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