Thanks to Meena for reminding me of this lot.
Wouldn't it be fun to be from this lineage
Victor Zatsepine, Beyond the Amur: Frontier Encounters between China and Russia, 1850–1930 (2018). A supremely lucid take on a rather complex…
Ronald Stanley Suleski, Daily Life for the Common People of China, 1850 to 1950: Understanding Chaoben Culture (Brill, 2018). 463 pages. Link.
It's a most interesting book – Re-encounters in China: Notes of a Journey in a Time Capsule (1985), by Harold Robert Isaacs. The…