Anglo-Chinese Encounters Since 1800 by Wang Gungwu

Anglo-Chinese Encounters Since 1800: War, Trade, Science and Governance by Wang Gungwu

Wang Gungwu's study of the relationship between China and the Chinese with imperial Britain examines the possibilities, as well as the limits of their encounters. Beyond the cliches of opium, fighting, and the diplomatic skills needed to fend off rivals and enemies, Gungwu probes areas of more intimate encounters, not least of which is the beginning of a broader English-speaking future between the two countries.

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