Tag Archives: Qing Dynasty

Commercial Dispute Resolution in Qing Chongqing

A review of Complicated Matters: Commercial Dispute Resolution in Qing Chongqing from 1750 to 1911 by Maura D. Dykstra. Chinese legal history is experiencing somewhat…

Spanish Travelers in China, 1870-1910

A review of Nostalgia imperial: crónicas de viajeros españoles por China (1870-1910) [Imperial Nostalgia: chronicles of Spanish travelers in China (1870-1910)], by Qing Ai. Spaniards…

Tourist Culture in China, 1895-1949

A review of On the Move: Tourist Culture in China, 1895-1949, by António Eduardo Hawthorne Barrento. In recent decades, a substantial literature in English identifies…

Patrons and Priests in Amdo Tibet 1791-1911

A review of Between Patron and Priest: Amdo Tibet under Qing Rule, 1791-1911, by Max Gordon Oidtmann. This is an ambitious dissertation.  The study of…

Qing Colonial Legal Culture in Amdo Tibet

Qing Colonial Legal Culture in Amdo Tibet An earlier version of this article was published at the International Society for Chinese Law and History In…

Transforming Inner Mongolia’s Frontier

A review of Transforming the Frontier: Land, Commerce, and Chinese Colonization in Inner Mongolia, 1700-1911, by Yi Wang.  Recent studies of the Qing Empire indicate a…

The Qing Invention of Nature

A review of: The Qing Invention of Nature: Environment, Identity in Northeast China and Mongolia, 1750-1850 by Jonathan Schlesinger. For Western travelers in the 19th…