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Opium War, 1840-1842

Barbarians in the Celestial Empire in the Early Part of the Nineteenth Century and the War by Which They Forced Her Gates

by Peter Ward Fay

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Published by The University of North Carolina Press .
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    Subjects:
  • Asian / Middle Eastern history: c 1500 to c 1900,
  • British & Irish history: c 1700 to c 1900,
  • Warfare & Defence,
  • c 1800 to c 1900,
  • History - General History,
  • China - History,
  • History: World,
  • China,
  • Hong Kong,
  • United Kingdom, Great Britain,
  • Asia - China,
  • Europe - Great Britain - General,
  • Modern - 19th Century,
  • History / Modern / 19th Century,
  • History-Asia - China,
  • History-Europe - Great Britain - General,
  • Asia - General,
  • History,
  • Opium War, 1840-1842

  • The Physical Object
    FormatPaperback
    Number of Pages440
    ID Numbers
    Open LibraryOL7972615M
    ISBN 100807847143
    ISBN 109780807847145

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