The Grand Minister QIan Xun, who represented the QIng Empire in Italy from 1908 to 1909, was accompanied in his many stays abroad by his wife Shan Shili. Shan managed to adapt to the Western habits without dismissing the confucian etiquette. This ability shines through the diary that records her sojourn in Italy, the Guiqian ji. This paper highlights the main topics of such travelogue, providing original insights on the factors that contributed to shape Shan's peculiar views on the country that bosted her for more tha a year.

La diplomazia vista dall'interno: il Diario di viaggio di Shan Shili

BREZZI, ALESSANDRA
2012

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The Grand Minister QIan Xun, who represented the QIng Empire in Italy from 1908 to 1909, was accompanied in his many stays abroad by his wife Shan Shili. Shan managed to adapt to the Western habits without dismissing the confucian etiquette. This ability shines through the diary that records her sojourn in Italy, the Guiqian ji. This paper highlights the main topics of such travelogue, providing original insights on the factors that contributed to shape Shan's peculiar views on the country that bosted her for more tha a year.
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