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Download PDF by Peter Parley,Andrew Chubb: Tales About China and the Chinese

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By Peter Parley,Andrew Chubb

jam-packed with a fantastic humorousness and remarkable fables of far flung lands, this ebook, initially written for kids, deals a Western standpoint on China within the mid-19th century. utilizing bright aspect and perfect cartoons, it demonstrates the conflict among the Marco Polo–inspired view of a mythically serene China and the political realities of the Opium struggle, together with the cruel, colonial period. a pleasant mixture of truth and fancy, it encapsulates the ethos of an period while the West observed China as a distant and unspoiled empire, ripe for the picking.

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