Overlapping Histories, Co-produced Concepts: Imperialism in Chinese Eyes

  title={Overlapping Histories, Co-produced Concepts: Imperialism in Chinese Eyes},
  author={L. Jenco and Jonathan Chappell},
  journal={The Journal of Asian Studies},
  pages={685 - 706}
Many historians of China, particularly those based in North America, insist that the Qing dynasty's territorial expansion was imperial and comparable to the imperial expansions of other global empires. Other historians, particularly but not only those based in the People's Republic of China, continue to resist this interpretation. They argue that dynastic expansion in the Ming and Qing periods was simply a form of nation-state building, akin to similar processes in Europe. Rather than rejecting… Expand
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