British Travel Writers in China.

Author:Burroughs, John
Position:British Travel Writers in China: Writing Home to a British Public, 1890-1914 - Brief article - Book review

British Travel Writers in China Jeffrey N. Dupee The Edwin Mellen Press PO Box 450, Lewiston, NY 14092-0450 0773464972 $119.95 1-716-754-2788 www.edwinmellenpress.com

British Travel Writers in China: Writing Home to a British Public, 1890-1914 is a scholarly study of British travel writings in an era when Chinese territory was under British control. Chapters discussed the tone of such articles as many of them were penned to an imagined British readership; the cultural values that affected how the Chinese were seen through British travel writers' eyes; complaints about creature comforts denied while traveling through China, tales of...

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