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A printed map of Zhenjiang Prefecture ("Chinkiang") between the Yangtze and Lake Tai east of Nanjing ("Kiangning"), from Martino Martini's 1655 Novus Atlas Sinensis. The river marked west of the city is the Grand Canal.
Posted on July 31st, 2023 in Blog by jaskelly

Congratulations to Professor Zhang for his new book,┬áThe Global in the Local: A Century of War, Commerce, and Technology in China, published by Harvard University Press! The story of globalization in the nineteenth and early twentieth centuries as experienced by ordinary people in the Chinese river town of Zhenjiang. Fear swept Zhenjiang as British soldiers …

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