London. Thames & Hudson. 1975. Stock ID #167312
Maps, 320pp, notes, index, bibliography, glossary, hardback, dustjacket a little faded with a little light shelf wear, top edge lightly foxed, very good copy. The author concentrates on modern Chinese relations with Inner Asia and for this purpose he devotes the first part of his book to Ming China's contacts with Mongolia, Manchuria and Central Asia from the early years of the dynasty onwards. In part two he discusses the Russian advance along the Amur River, and the Sino-Russian conflicts and compromises which began in the mid-17th century and culminated in the Treaty of Kiakhta (1728).
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