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The Resource The Opium War : drugs, dreams and the making of China, Julia Lovell

The Opium War : drugs, dreams and the making of China, Julia Lovell

Label
The Opium War : drugs, dreams and the making of China
Title
The Opium War
Title remainder
drugs, dreams and the making of China
Statement of responsibility
Julia Lovell
Creator
Subject
Genre
Language
eng
Summary
Details the 1839 Opium War and the red tape, incompetence, and political cronyism that surrounded China's first conflict with the West and how these events fueled the foundation for modern Chinese nationalism
Cataloging source
DLC
Dewey number
951/.033
Illustrations
  • illustrations
  • maps
  • plates
Index
index present
LC call number
DS757.5
LC item number
.L58 2014
Literary form
non fiction
Nature of contents
bibliography
Label
The Opium War : drugs, dreams and the making of China, Julia Lovell
Instantiates
Publication
Copyright
Bibliography note
Includes bibliographical references (pages 423-441) and index
Carrier category
volume
Carrier MARC source
rdacarrier
Content category
text
Content type MARC source
rdacontent
Contents
Opium and China -- Daoguang's decision -- Canton spring -- Opium and lime -- The first shots -- "An explanatory declaration" -- Sweet-talk and sea-slug -- Qishan's downfall -- The siege of Canton -- The unEnglished Englishman -- Xiamen and Zhoushan -- A winter in Suzhou -- The fight for Qing China -- The Treaty of Nanjing -- Peace and war -- The Yellow Peril -- The national disease -- Communist conspiracies
Dimensions
24 cm
Extent
xxiv, 456 pages, 32 pages of unnumbered plates
Isbn
9781468308952
Lccn
2014023356
Media category
unmediated
Media MARC source
rdamedia
Other physical details
illustrations (some color), maps
System control number
ocn881560457
Label
The Opium War : drugs, dreams and the making of China, Julia Lovell
Publication
Copyright
Bibliography note
Includes bibliographical references (pages 423-441) and index
Carrier category
volume
Carrier MARC source
rdacarrier
Content category
text
Content type MARC source
rdacontent
Contents
Opium and China -- Daoguang's decision -- Canton spring -- Opium and lime -- The first shots -- "An explanatory declaration" -- Sweet-talk and sea-slug -- Qishan's downfall -- The siege of Canton -- The unEnglished Englishman -- Xiamen and Zhoushan -- A winter in Suzhou -- The fight for Qing China -- The Treaty of Nanjing -- Peace and war -- The Yellow Peril -- The national disease -- Communist conspiracies
Dimensions
24 cm
Extent
xxiv, 456 pages, 32 pages of unnumbered plates
Isbn
9781468308952
Lccn
2014023356
Media category
unmediated
Media MARC source
rdamedia
Other physical details
illustrations (some color), maps
System control number
ocn881560457

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