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by Demetrius Charles Boulger
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1893. Illustrated. With a supplementary chapter of recent events by Mayo W. Hazeltine. Contents: The Early Ages; The First National Dynasty; A Long Period of Disunion; The Sungs and the Kins; The Mongol Conquest of China; Kublai and the Mongol Dynasty; The Ming Dynasty; The Decline of the Mings; The Manchu Conquest of China; The First Manchu Ruler; The Emperor Kanghi; A Short Reign and the Beginning of a Long One; Keen Lung's Wars and Conquests; The Commencement of European Intercourse; The Decline of the Manchus; The Emperor Taoukwang; The First Foreign War; Taoukwang and His Successor; The Second Foreign War; The Taeping Rebellion; The Regency; The Reign of Kwangsu; The War with Japan and Subsequent Events; and The Future of China. See other titles by this author available from Kessinger Publishing.
"As China has now fairly taken her place in the family of nations, it is unnecessary to elaborate an argument in support of even the humblest attempt to elucidate her history. It is a subject to which we can no longer remain indifferent, because circumstances are bringing every day more clearly into view the important part China must play in the changes that have become imminent in Asia, and that will affect the security of our position and empire in that continent."
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