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Imperial twilight : the opium war and the end of China's last golden age

Platt, Stephen R. (author.).

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Flint River Regional Library:
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Item details

  • ISBN: 9780307961747
  • ISBN: 0345803027
  • ISBN: 9780345803023
  • ISBN: 0307961737
  • ISBN: 9780307961730
  • Physical Description: xxviii, 556 pages : illustrations, maps ; 25 cm
    print
  • Edition: First edition.
  • Publisher: New York : Alfred A. Knopf, 2018.

Contents / Notes

General Note: "A Borzoi book."
Bibliography, etc.:
Includes bibliographical references and index.
Contents:
pt. I. Gracious spring. A time to wonder -- Black wind -- The edge of the world -- Sea and land -- Points of entry -- Hidden shoals -- pt. II. The milk of paradise. Boom times -- Fire and smoke -- Freedom -- A darkening turn -- Means of solution -- The last honest man -- pt. III. Blood-ravenous autumn. Showdown -- Will and destiny -- Aftermath -- Houqua and Forbes.
Summary, etc.: Describes how nineteenth-century British efforts to open China to trade set in motion the fall of the Qing dynasty and started a war that allowed for the rise of nationalism and communism in the twentieth century.
Subject: Opium War (China : 1840-1842)
China History Opium War, 1840-1842
China History 19th century
China Foreign relations 19th century
HISTORY Asia China
HISTORY Military Wars & Conflicts (Other)
HISTORY Modern 19th Century
Diplomatic relations
China
Qingdynastie
Opiumkrieg
China
Großbritannien
Westmächte
Genre: Nonfiction.
History.
Nonfiction.
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