Beyond the Amur: Frontier Encounters between China and by Victor Zatsepine

By Victor Zatsepine

Beyond the Amur describes the specified frontier society that emerged within the Amur, a river zone that shifted among Qing China and Imperial Russia because the empires competed for assets. professional histories depict the Amur as a far off battleground stuck among rival empires. Zatsepine, in contrast, perspectives it as a unified traditional economic climate populated by means of chinese language, Russian, Indigenous, jap, Korean, Manchu, and Mongol those who crossed the border looking for paintings or exchange and who got here jointly to outlive a harsh actual surroundings. This vibrant account of a sector and its humans highlights the often-overlooked effect of frontier advancements on nation politics and imperial regulations and histories.

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