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

Author: Julia Lovell
Publisher: London : Pan, 2012.
Edition/Format:   Print book : EnglishView all editions and formats
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Genre/Form: History
Document Type: Book
All Authors / Contributors: Julia Lovell
ISBN: 9780330457484 0330457489
OCLC Number: 782990596
Notes: Title in Chinese characters.
Originally published: London: Picador, 2011.
Awards: Long-listed for The Orwell Prize 2012 (UK)
Long-listed for Cundill Prize 2012 (UK)
Description: xxiv, 456 pages, [32] pages of plates : illustrations (some color), maps, portraits (some color)
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.
Other Titles: Opium War
Responsibility: Julia Lovell.

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