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The Opium War: being recollections of service in China.

by Sir Arthur Augustus Thurlow Cunynghame

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Published by Scholarly Resources in Wilmington, Del .
Written in English

    Places:
  • China
    • Subjects:
    • China -- History -- Opium War, 1840-1842

    • Edition Notes

      Reprint of the 1845 ed. published by G. B. Zieber, Philadelphia, in series: The Home & traveller"s library.

      Classifications
      LC ClassificationsDS757.5 .C9 1972
      The Physical Object
      Pagination[25]-271 p.
      Number of Pages271
      ID Numbers
      Open LibraryOL5299046M
      ISBN 100842013598
      LC Control Number72079815

      Dope, Inc. Britain Opium War against the US ().pdf Version 2 Item Preview. Opium War in China, Est. $ 3 days Left. Cunynghame, Arthur, Captain. THE OPIUM WAR: BEING RECOLLECTIONS OF SERVICE IN CHINA. Philadelphia: G. B. Zieber & Co., " x ". [4], 25–, [1] pp. (complete, with irregular pagin. Set of Mounted Photographs That Accompanied Book. Group of 5" x 5" mounted photographs.

      The defeat of China by Great Britain in the First Opium War resulted in the Treaty of Nanking in which opened to trade, residence by foreigners, and missionary activity five Chinese port cities: Guangzhou ("Canton"), Xiamen ("Amoy"), Fuzhou ("Foochow"), Ningbo ("Ningpo"), and Shanghai. Protestant missionary organizations established themselves in the open cities. The Opium Wars In China are said to have been caused by a number of factors, none more so than China’s pollen of Britain. Connections between the two countries began through trading and naturally an awareness of the British people came about.

        Today, the First Opium War is taught in Chinese schools as being the beginning of the “Century of Humiliation” — the end of that “century” coming in with the reunification of China.   After the first Opium War, as part of the treaty of Nanking China had to pay the British government £6 million in compensation for the opium destroyed .


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China - China - The first Opium War and its aftermath: In February the British government decided to launch a military expedition, and Elliot and his cousin, George (later Sir George) Elliot, were appointed joint plenipotentiaries to China (though the latter, in poor health, resigned in November).

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