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Author Lovell, Julia, 1975-

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

Publ Info [London] : Picador, 2011
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 RWU Main Library  DS757.5 .L58 2011    AVAILABLE  US DOE Title VI East Asian Studies Grant
Descript xxii, 458 pages, 32 unnumbered pages of plates : illustrations (some color), maps ; 24 cm
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Note Title in Chinese characters
Includes bibliographical references (p. 425-443) and index
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
LC subject China -- History -- Opium War, 1840-1842
Great Britain -- History -- Victoria, 1837-1901
Alt Title Opium War
ISBN 9780330457477
0330457470
9780330537858
0330537857