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Title: Chinese historic perceptions of the South China Sea : Zheng He and his legacy

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Chińskie historyczne postrzeganie Morza Południowochińskiego : Zheng He i jego dziedzictwo

Creator:

Hoskin, Mark

Description:

Tyt. zeszytu: Orient daleki i bliski = Orient far and near

Abstract:

From the moment the period that now bears his name in China’s history ended, Zheng He has been an enigma for politicians and historians alike. In the post Imperial period, Sun Yat-Sen referred to him as an example of China’s maritime past, technical ingenuity, and therefore an enduring symbol of national pride. For China’s Republican leader, reference to Zheng He in 1918 was a natural extension of his upbringing in Cuiheng, Guangdong, a village which for centuries was situated near a base of trade and fishing operations into the South China Sea, long known to Westerners as Canton, with its nearby islands of Macau and Hong Kong. As China emerged from civil war in 1949, national pride would be an enduring light after decades of internal turmoil [...] ; From the moment the period that now bears his name in China’s history ended, Zheng He has been an enigma for politicians and historians alike. In the post Imperial period, Sun Yat-Sen referred to him as an example of China’s maritime past, technical ingenuity, and therefore an enduring symbol of national pride. For China’s Republican leader, reference to Zheng He in 1918 was a natural extension of his upbringing in Cuiheng, Guangdong, a village which for centuries was situated near a base of trade and fishing operations into the South China Sea, long known to Westerners as Canton, with its nearby islands of Macau and Hong Kong. As China emerged from civil war in 1949, national pride would be an enduring light after decades of internal turmoil

Place of publishing:

Wrocław

Publisher:

Wydział Prawa, Administracji i Ekonomii Uniwersytetu Wrocławskiego

Contributor:

Uniwersytet Wrocławski. Katedra Doktryn Politycznych i Prawnych ; Uniwersytet Wrocławski. Pracownia Badań Praw Orientalnych ; Sadowski, Mirosław (1964- ). Red.

Date issued:

2019

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Identifier:

oai:repozytorium.uni.wroc.pl:108810 ; ISSN 2080-332X ; ISBN 978-83-65158-16-1

DOI:

10.34616/wse.2019.13.105.148

Language:

eng

Relation:

Wrocławskie Studia Erazmiańskie. 2019, 13, s. 105-148

Rights holder:

© Copyright by Pracownia Badań Praw Orientalnych, Katedra Doktryn Politycznych i Prawnych Wydziału Prawa, Administracji i Ekonomii Uniwersytetu Wrocławskiego & Authors, Wrocław 2019

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May 28, 2020

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May 28, 2020

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