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Commissioner Lin and the Opium War

Commissioner Lin and the Opium War

Author: Hsin-pao Chang
Publisher: Cambridge, Massachusetts : Harvard University Press, 1964.
Series: Harvard East Asian series, 18.
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Genre/Form: History
Additional Physical Format: Online version:
Chang, Hsin-pao, 1922-
Commissioner Lin and the Opium War.
Cambridge, Harvard University Press, 1964
Named Person: Zexu Lin; Zexu Lin; Zexu Lin; Zexu Lin
Document Type: Book
All Authors / Contributors: Hsin-pao Chang
OCLC Number: 411914
Description: xiv, 319 pages : illustrations, maps, portraits ; 24 cm
Contents: Sin-British contact under the old order --
The rise of the opium trade --
The diplomatic crisis --
The intensified combat over opium --
Commissioner Lin at Canton --
Opium smoke and war clouds --
The coming of the war and the fall of Lin --
Appendices: --
Principal opium edicts, 1729-1839 --
Opium exported from Bengal and Bombay and imported to Canton on British accounts, 1816-1840 --
Statements of the British trade at Canton, 1834-1836 --
The incarcerated British in China : (An eyewitness account of the 1839 confinement at Whampoa)
Series Title: Harvard East Asian series, 18.
Responsibility: Hsin-pao Chang.


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