Tradition, Treaties, and Trade

Qing Imperialism and Choson Korea, 1850-1910 (Harvard East Asian Monographs)

Ranked #92 in Korean History

Relations between the Chosaeon and Qing states are often cited as the prime example of the operation of the traditional Chinese tribute system. In contrast, this work contends that the motivations, tactics and successes (and failures) of the late Qing Empire in Chosaeon Korea mirrored those of other 19th-century imperialists." less

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