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Author Guy, R. Kent, 1948-

Title Qing governors and their provinces [electronic resource] : the evolution of territorial administration in China, 1644-1796 / R. Kent Guy.

Imprint Seattle : University of Washington Press, c2010.


Location Call No. OPAC Message Status
 Axe ProQuest E-Book  Electronic Book    ---  Available
Description xii, 445 p. : ill.
Series A China Program book
China Program book.
Bibliography Includes bibliographical references and index.
Contents pt. 1. The burdens of history: pre-Qing territorial government -- The Qing creation of the province: 1644-1661 -- The conundrum of confidence: 1661-1723 -- The power of the unexpected: 1723-1736 -- The imperatives of continuity: 1736-1796 -- pt. 2. The legacy of military occupation: the north and the northwest -- Negotiated orders: the Lower Yangzi Valley and the southeastern coast -- Regions into provinces: the Middle Yangzi and Lingnan -- Communications and provincial government in southwest China -- Conclusion -- Appendix -- Chinese glossary.
Reproduction Electronic reproduction. Ann Arbor, MI : ProQuest, 2015. Available via World Wide Web. Access may be limited to ProQuest affiliated libraries.
Subject Governors -- China -- History -- 17th century.
Governors -- China -- History -- 18th century.
Chinese provinces -- History -- 17th century.
China -- History -- Qing dynasty, 1644-1912.
China -- Politics and government -- 1644-1912.
China -- Territories and possessions -- Politics and government -- 17th century.
China -- Territories and possessions -- Politics and government -- 18th century.
Genre/Form Electronic books.
Added Author ProQuest (Firm)
ISBN 9780295990187 (hbk. : alk. paper)
9780295990194 (pbk. : alk. paper)
9780295801674 (e-book)

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