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Author Teng, Emma
Title Taiwan's imagined geography : Chinese colonial travel writing and pictures, 1683-1895 / Emma Jinhua Teng
Imprint Cambridge, Mass. : Harvard University Asia Center : Distributed by Harvard University Press, 2004

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Descript xvi, 370 p., [16] p. of plates : ill. (some col.), maps (some col.) ; 24 cm
Series Harvard East Asian monographs ; 230
Contents An island beyond the seas enters the map -- Taiwan as a living museum: savagery and tropes of anachronism -- A hidden jade in a ball of mud: landscape and colonial rhetoric -- Debating difference: racial and ethnical discourses -- The raw and the cooked: classifying Taiwan's land and natives -- Picturing savagery: visual representations of racial difference -- An island of women: the discourse of gender -- Fashioning Chinese origins: nineteenth-century ethnohistoriography -- "Opening the mountains and pacifying the savages."
Bibliog. Includes bibliographical references (p. [287]-340) and index
Subject Travelers' writings, Chinese -- History and criticism
Taiwan -- Description and travel
Alt Title Chinese colonial travel writing and pictures, 1683-1895
ISBN/ISSN 0674014510 (hardcover : alk. paper)


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