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Bilder av Mittens rike. Kontinuitet och förändring i svenska resenärers Kinaskildringar 1749-1912


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Title: Bilder av Mittens rike. Kontinuitet och förändring i svenska resenärers Kinaskildringar 1749-1912
Authors: Nyberg, Kenneth
Issue Date: 2001
University: Göteborgs universitet/University of Gothenburg
Institution: Department of history
Historiska institutionen
Date of Defence: 2001-11-10
Disputation: Lilla hörsalen Renströmsg 6 kl. 12.00
Publication type: Doctoral thesis
Series/Report no.: Avhandlingar från Historiska institutionen i Göteborg
28
Keywords: images of China
national images
orientalism
imagology
travel accounts
ethnocentrism
Chinoiserie
Sino-Swedish relations
Sweden and China
Abstract: The aim of this thesis is to describe and analyze the images of China in Swedish travelers’ published accounts – traditional travelogues as well as diaries, diplomatic reports, letters, and geographical handbooks – between 1749 and 1912. The main problem of the study is the question of continuity and change in these images, which are seen as the result of an encounter between preconceived notions and personal experience. What is the outcome of this constantly ongoing confrontation, as prevailing... more
ISBN: 91-88614-37-9
ISSN: 1100-6781
URI: http://hdl.handle.net/2077/15400
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