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China marches west : the Qing conquest of Central Eurasia
AuthorPerdue, Peter C., 1949-
Pub. LocationCambridge, MAPublisherBelknap Press of Harvard University Press
Date2005Phys. Desc.pdf. [xx, 725 p. : ill. (some color), maps ; 26 cm]
LocationDigital ArchivesCall NumberDS754.P47 2005d
China marches west : the Qing conquest of Central Eurasia / Peter C. Perdue.
Includes bibliographical references (pages 671-705) and index.

Part 1. The formation of the central Eurasian states. Environments, state building, and national identity -- The Ming, Muscovy, and Siberia, 1400-1600 -- Central Eurasian interactions and the rise of the Manchus, 1600-1670 -- Part 2. Contending for power. Manchus, Mongols, and Russians in conflict, 1670-1690 -- Eating snow : the end of Galdan, 1690-1697 -- Imperial overreach and Zunghar survival, 1700-1731 -- The final blows, 1734-1771 -- Part 3. The economic base of empire. Cannons on camelback : ecological structures and economic conjunctures -- Land settlement and military colonies -- Harvests and relief -- Currency and commerce -- Part 4. Fixing frontiers. Moving through the land -- Marking time : writing imperial history -- Part 5. Legacies and implications. Writing the national history of conquest -- State building in Europe and Asia -- Frontier expansion in the rise and fall of the Qing -- Appendixes : A. Rulers and reigns -- B. The Yongzheng emperor reels from the news of the disaster, 1731 -- C. Haggling at the border -- D. Gansu harvests and yields -- E. Climate and harvests in the northwest.

Physical and online editions at Gleeson Library.
Local access dig.pdf. [Perdue-China Marches West.pdf]

Subject(s)China--History--Qing dynasty, 1644-1911
China--History--Manchu conquest, 1643-1644
Jesuits--China--16th-18th centuries--Contributions in diplomacy
Jesuits--China--16th-18th centuries--Contributions in cartography
China--History, Military--Central Asian campaigns, 1755-1759
Asia, Central--Foreign relations--China
Asia, Central--History--17th-18th centuries
Asia, Central--History--19th century
Rec. TypeDigital Book (PDF)LanguageEnglish
CollectionRicci Institute LibraryRec. #19807
ISBN067401684X ; 9780674016842LCCN2004059472OCLC56567189