Hindustan as a Geographic and Political Concept in Qing Sources, 1700–1800

@article{Mosca2011HindustanAA,
  title={Hindustan as a Geographic and Political Concept in Qing Sources, 1700–1800},
  author={Matthew W. Mosca},
  journal={China Report},
  year={2011},
  volume={47},
  pages={263 - 277}
}
  • Matthew W. Mosca
  • Published 2011
  • Sociology
  • China Report
  • This article examines Chinese and Manchu-language sources on Sino-Indian contact during the 18th century, concentrating on those—chiefly produced on the basis of intelligence arriving via Xinjiang—that describe ‘Hindustan’. During the 18th century, ‘Hindustan’ was an evolving political and geographic concept for Qing observers. At first used in Chinese transliteration primarily by a small cohort of Chinese Muslim scholars, the term rose to prominence during the empire’s westward expansion in… CONTINUE READING

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