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The Sichuan Frontier and Tibet: Imperial Strategy in the Early Qing

Yingcong Dai University of Washington Press, 2009 - History - 352 pages 0 Reviewshttps://books.google.com/books/about/The_Sichuan_Frontier_and_Tibet.html?id=DYHfVVAAf_kC During China's last dynasty, the Qing (1644-1911), the empire's remote, bleak, and politically insignificant Southwest rose to become a strategically vital area. This study of the imperial government's handling of the southwestern frontier illuminates issues of considerable importance in Chinese history and foreign relations: Sichuan's rise as a key strategic area in relation to the complicated struggle between the Zunghar Mongols and China over Tibet, Sichuan's neighbor to the west, and consequent developments in governance and taxation of the area. Preview this book »

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Contents

Introduction 3 1 A Humble Beginning 16441696 14 2 A Strategic Turn from the Steppe to Tibet 16961701 36 3 The Formative Era 17011722 64 4 Realignment in the Yongzheng Period 17231735 91 5 The Shaping of Independence in the Qianlong Period 17361795 117 6 The Military Presence in Society and Economy 147 7 The Benefit and Cost of Imperial Strategy 189 Epilogue 226 Abbreviations Used in Notes and Bibliography 243 Notes 245 Glossary 303 Selected Bibliography 311 Index 337 Copyright

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About the author (2009)

Yingcong Dai is associate professor of history at William Paterson University of New Jersey.

Bibliographic information

Title The Sichuan Frontier and Tibet: Imperial Strategy in the Early Qing
A China program book Author Yingcong Dai Edition illustrated Publisher University of Washington Press, 2009 ISBN 0295989521, 9780295989525 Length 352 pages Subjects History  › Asia  › China

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