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At the same time, the former Celestial Empire was not quite as unique as I have just made out.
By the end of the eighteenth century, Lord Macartney, George III's ambassador and representative of Britain's rising industrial might, was snubbed and rejected by Emperor Ch'ien Lung when he visited Peking in 1793, on the grounds that Western and other 'barbarous nations' could in no way have equality with the Celestial Empire.
broke down the authority of the Emperor, and forced the Celestial Empire into contact with the terrestrial world.