By Victor Zatsepine
Beyond the Amur describes the special frontier society that emerged within the Amur, a river quarter that shifted among Qing China and Imperial Russia because the empires competed for assets. respectable histories depict the Amur as battleground stuck among rival empires. Zatsepine, in contrast, perspectives it as a unified traditional economic system populated via chinese language, Russian, Indigenous, jap, Korean, Manchu, and Mongol those that 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 rules and histories.
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Beyond the Amur: Frontier Encounters between China and Russia, 1850-1930 (Contemporary Chinese Studies) by Victor Zatsepine