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Ya pian zhan zheng = The Opium War : drugs, dreams and the making of China / Julia Lovell.

Author/Creator:
Lovell, Julia, 1975-
Other Title:
Opium War
Title also in Chinese: Ya pian zhan zheng
Publication:
[London] : Picador, 2011.
Format/Description:
Book
xxii, 458, [32] p. of plates : ill. (some col.), maps ; 24 cm.
Subjects:
China -- History -- Opium War, 1840-1842.
Great Britain -- History -- Victoria, 1837-1901.
Contents:
Opium and China
Daoguang's decision
Canton spring
Opium and lime
The first shots
"An explanatory declaration"
Sweet-talk and sea-slug
Qishan's downfall
The siege of Canton
The unEnglished Englishman
Xiamen and Zhoushan
A winter in Suzhou
The fight for Qing China
The treaty of Nanjing
Peace and war
The yellow peril
The national disease
Communist conspiracies
Conclusion.
Notes:
Parallel title in Chinese characters.
Includes bibliographical references (p. 425-443) and index.
ISBN:
0330457470
9780330457477
9780330537858
0330537857
OCLC:
730402956
Publisher Number:
99948375216
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