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The Chinese Opium Wars

The Chinese Opium Wars
Author: Jack Beeching
ISBN 13: 9780156170949
ISBN 10: 156170949
Edition: 1
Publisher: Harvest Books
Publication Date: 1977-04-06
Format: Paperback
Pages: 352
List Price: $27.95

An enlightening account of a notorious period in nineteenth-century imperialism, when an effort by the Chinese government to stamp out the country's profitable opium trade resulted in a series of conflicts known as the Opium Wars. Index; illustrations and map.