Tales About China and the Chinese by Peter Parley

Tales About China and the Chinese

byPeter Parley, Andrew Chubb

Kobo ebook | November 16, 2016

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Filled with a whimsical sense of humor and fantastic fables of faraway lands, this book, originally written for children, offers a Western perspective on China in the mid-19th century. Using vivid detail and excellent cartoons, it demonstrates the clash between the Marco Polo–inspired view of a mythically serene China and the political realities of the Opium War, including the harsh, colonial era. A delightful mix of fact and fancy, it encapsulates the ethos of an era when the West saw China as a remote and unspoiled empire, ripe for the picking.

Title:Tales About China and the ChineseFormat:Kobo ebookPublished:November 16, 2016Publisher:Earnshaw BooksLanguage:English

The following ISBNs are associated with this title:

ISBN - 10:9881998360

ISBN - 13:9789881998361

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