The opium wars : the addiction of one empire and the corruption of another. / W. Travis Hanes III and Frank Sanello.

By: Hanes, William Travis, 1954- [autor]Contributor(s): Sanello, Frank [autor]Material type: TextTextPublisher: Naperville, Illinois : Sourcebooks, Inc., 2002Description: xii, 334 páginas : ilustraciones, mapas ; 24 cmContent type: texto Media type: sin medio Carrier type: volumenISBN: 9781402201493Subject(s): China -- Historia -- Guerra del Opio, 1840-1842 | China -- Historia -- Intervención extranjera 1857-1861LOC classification: DS757.5 | .H35Classification:
Contents:
Introduction chemical warfare -- Lord Elgin's revenge -- Disastrous etiquette -- Zero intolerance -- Canton besieged -- The black hole of Canton -- The war at home -- Drugs and guns -- Escalation -- Diplomacy by gunboat -- The economics of addiction -- Crucifixion and cages -- Steamed victory -- A price on his head -- The sacking of Amoy, Ningpo and Charles Elliot -- Chinese masada -- Early Victorian vikings -- Parliament and big -- The trade in poison and pigs -- Strange interlude -- Outrageous slings and the arrows misfortune -- Peer pressure -- Scottish conquistador -- His fathers son -- Antiquity in flames -- The diktat of Peking -- Loot and lootie.
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DS735.A2 .B67 2000 China : DS740.4 .C65 China-América Latina : DS740.4 .G27 China y el tercer mundo : DS757.5 .H35 The opium wars : DS774 .S43 1986 The soong dynasty / DS777.55 .H5818 Breve historia del comunismo chino / DS777.75 .C45 China contemporánea :

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Introduction chemical warfare -- Lord Elgin's revenge -- Disastrous etiquette -- Zero intolerance -- Canton besieged -- The black hole of Canton -- The war at home -- Drugs and guns -- Escalation -- Diplomacy by gunboat -- The economics of addiction -- Crucifixion and cages -- Steamed victory -- A price on his head -- The sacking of Amoy, Ningpo and Charles Elliot -- Chinese masada -- Early Victorian vikings -- Parliament and big -- The trade in poison and pigs -- Strange interlude -- Outrageous slings and the arrows misfortune -- Peer pressure -- Scottish conquistador -- His fathers son -- Antiquity in flames -- The diktat of Peking -- Loot and lootie.

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