China in European Encyclopaedias, 1700-1850

China in European Encyclopaedias, 1700-1850

This book shows the ways in which English, French, and German eighteenth- and early nineteenth-century encyclopaedias dealt with things Chinese, offering an analysis of the broad variety of sources and an overview of the main strands of discourse on China.


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