Macartney at Kashgar: New Light on British, Chinese and Russian Activities in Sinkiang, 1890-1918

1st Edition

Pamela Nightingale, C.P. Skrine

Routledge
Published November 18, 2016
Reference - 304 Pages
ISBN 9781138980143 - CAT# Y209193

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Summary

First published in 1973.
This book describes the career of Sir George Macartney, who spent twenty-eight years at the turn of the nineteenth century as British representative in Sinkiang, China's most westerly province.
Macartney was in a unique position to observe political and diplomatic manoeuvres by the key players trying to establish a sphere of influence in China's strategically vital hinterland before and during the Chinese revolution.

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