The Manchu Empire and the European Powers
This color-coded map shows the changes in the political landscape of Asia from approximately 1600 to 1900. It indicates the expansion and contraction of the Manchu empire from 1606 to 1912, the extension of the Russian empire from 1689 to 1912, and the British empire in South Asia during the same period. The years of foundation/acquisition, loss, and boundary-agreement are also marked on the map. In addition, railway lines and return migrations of the eastern Torgut are indicated.
- Original country of the Manchus, 1606 A.D.
- The Manchu Empire during its greatest expansion, 1760-1842 and 1858 A.D.
- The later Manchu Empire until 1912 A.D.
- The British Empire
- The Russian Empire at the Accession of Peter the Great, 1689 A.D.
- Russian conquests until 1858 A.D.
- Russian conquests between 1858-1912 A.D.
History and Commercial Atlas of China, Albert Herrmann, Ph.D., Harvard University Press, 1935.
See Huhai Website.
This map is one in the series:
- Asia under the Mongols, 1290 A.D.
- Chinese abroad, ca. 1930 A.D.
- The Chinese Republic with Tibet and Mongolia c. 1935
- Modern China-Traffic and Communications, 20th Century
- The Manchu Empire and the European Powers, 1644-1912 A.D.
- Beginnings of the Mongol Empire-Boundaries of 1234 A.D.
- Foreign Religions in Central Asia and China up to the 14th Century A.D.