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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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Record details

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

Content descriptions

General Note: "A Borzoi book."
Bibliography, etc. Note: Includes bibliographical references (pages 511-527) and index.
Formatted Contents Note: Machine generated contents note: pt. I Gracious Spring -- ch. 1 Time of Wonder -- ch. 2 Black Wind -- ch. 3 Edge of the World -- ch. 4 Sea and Land -- ch. 5 Points of Entry -- ch. 6 Hidden Shoals -- pt. II Milk of Paradise -- ch. 7 Boom Times -- ch. 8 Fire and Smoke -- ch. 9 Freedom -- ch. 10 Darkening Turn -- ch. 11 Means of Solution -- ch. 12 Last Honest Man -- pt. III Blood-Ravenous Autumn -- ch. 13 Showdown -- ch. 14 Will and Destiny -- ch. 15 Aftermath.
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 -- China
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
Großbritannien
Westmächte
Genre: Nonfiction.
Nonfiction.
History.

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