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China's Response to the West
China's Response to the West
By Ssu-Yü Teng and John K. Fairbank
Harvard University Press, 1954, 296 pp
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By means of excerpts from essays, diaries, speeches, etc., this interesting book surveys the way in which the leaders of China, its scholar-official class, reacted to growing impingement of the West upon their society over the century from 1839 to 1923.