2 edition of short history of China : from earliest times to 1840 found in the catalog.
short history of China : from earliest times to 1840
Translation of Chung-kuo li shih chien pien
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|Pagination||219 p. :|
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- 9: Emperor Xianfeng (Yizhu) Son of Emperor Daoguang; In his reign, the Qing Dynasty apparently began to decline. The well-known Taiping Rebellion broke out in that period. - Emperor Tongzhi. In response, the British send expenditionary warships to the coast of China, beginning The First Opium War.
New Englanders br pounds of opium into the United States. China () Palmerston says that the Chinese government cant stop the opium trade, which is illegal in China and England alike.
He insinuates that if they Chinese government made moves to stop the British "smugglers" from selling opium then there would be tension between British short history of China : from earliest times to 1840 book Chinese governments.
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