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The Opium War, 1840-1842

Author: Peter Ward Fay
Publisher: Chapel Hill : The University of North Carolina Press, 1998.
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This work tells the story of the first Opium War between England and China that delivered Hong Kong to the English, forced the imperial Chinese government to add four ports to Canton as places in  Read more...


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Document Type: Book
All Authors / Contributors: Peter Ward Fay
ISBN: 0807847143 9780807847145
OCLC Number: 60191637
Notes: Winner of the 1975 AHA Pacific Coast Branch Annual Award and winner of a 1975 Silver Medal, Commonwealth Club of California.
Description: 440 pages : 6 maps, notes, index
Responsibility: Peter Ward Fay (Professor Emeritus of History, California Institute of Technology, USA).


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